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Omar Bradley

Jim DeFelice

Omar Bradley

general at war

by Jim DeFelice

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Regnery Publishing, Inc. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • Generals,
  • Campaigns,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • United States. Army,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Jim DeFelice
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE745.B7 D45 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25001761M
    ISBN 109781596981393
    LC Control Number2010046874

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Omar Nelson Bradley was a senior U.S. Army field commander in North Africa and Europe during World War II, and a General of the Army in the United States Army. He was the last surviving five-star commissioned officer of the United States and the first general to 4/5.

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