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School for Soldiers: West Point and the Profession of Arms Joseph J. Ellis

School for Soldiers: West Point and the Profession of Arms

Joseph J. Ellis

Published October 31st 1974
ISBN : 9780195018431
Hardcover
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A careful, detailed and yet often sprightly and affectionate study of the men and myths of this peculiar academy. The Christian Science Monitor Extraordinary perceptive, balanced, and insightful, it should trouble the leaders of the militaryMoreA careful, detailed and yet often sprightly and affectionate study of the men and myths of this peculiar academy. The Christian Science Monitor Extraordinary perceptive, balanced, and insightful, it should trouble the leaders of the military establishment as well as its critics. Adam Yarmolinsky A clinical appraisal of the Academy which is refreshingly thorough & unbiased after all the turgid nonsense which has been churned out both by its attackers and its defenders. Michael Howard, Times Literary Supplement (London) Ellis and Moore have ventilated facets of West Point which I had not seen in print before, some of which are entirely new to me...A constructive contribution. General Matthew B. Ridgway