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THE PRICE OF COMMAND:  A BIOGRAPHY OF GENERAL GUY SIMONDS., Graham, Dominick.

Author Name    Graham, Dominick.

Title   THE PRICE OF COMMAND: A BIOGRAPHY OF GENERAL GUY SIMONDS.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Jacket Condition   Very Good+

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Toronto Stoddart 1993

ISBN Number    0773726926 / 9780773726925

Seller ID   29457

345 pp, 8vo (9 1/4" H). Map endpapers, b&w photographs, maps. "Lieutenant General Guy Granville Simonds was one of the Second World War's most dynamic strategists and commanded enormous respect from British generals such as Bernard Montgomery and Alan Brooke. (This book) tells the whole story for the first time, tracing Simonds's family origins and detailing his postwar career as Canada's top military man. The focus, though, is on Simonds's campaigns in World War II. Graham takes us from the rocky shores of Sicily to the fierce fighting in the Dutch polders, examining the military and political infighting that seemed to dog every hard-won mile of Simonds's successful march into the German Rhineland." Book has tiny bump at top of front hinge. Dust jacket has minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very minor rubbing.

World  War  II,  Second,  Lieutenant  General  Guy  Granville  Simonds,  Generals,  Commanders,  Sicily,  Netherlands,  Rhineland,  Germany,  Dieppe,  Italy,  Normandy,  Canadian  Army,  Omar  Bradley,  Sir  Alan  Brooke,  E.L.M.  Burns,  Caen,  Brooke  Claxton,  General  Harry  Crerar,  Sir  Miles  Dempsey,  Dwight  D.  Eisenhower,  Charles  Foulkes,  Hochwald  Ridge,  Bert  Hoffmeister,  Sir  Brian  Horrocks,  R.F.L.  Keller,  George  Kitching,  Sir  Oliver  Leese,  A.G.L.  McNaughton,  Bernard  Montgomery,  J.C.  Murchie,  NATO,  North  Atlantic  Treaty  Organization,  Operation  Spring,  Operation  Timberwolf,  Operation  Totalize,  George  Pearkes,  J.L.  Ralston,  Elliot  Rodger,  Royal  Military  College  Kingston,  Cecil  Simonds,  Charles  P.  Stacey,  Kenneth  Stuart,  Sir  Arthur  Tedder,  Tilly-La-campagne,  Udem,  Sir  Philip  Vian,  Vizzini,  Chris  Vokes,  Walcheren,  Geoffrey  Walsh,  Wesel,  Infantry,  Armoured,  Hastings  And  Prince  Edward. 

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