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Alexander"s generals

the Italian campaign, 1944-45

by Gregory Blaxland

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Published by W. Kimber in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Italy,
  • Italy.
    • Subjects:
    • Alexander of Tunis, Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, Earl, 1891-1969.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy.,
    • Italy -- History -- Allied occupation, 1943-1947.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementGregory Blaxland.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD763.I8 B53
      The Physical Object
      Pagination320 p., [8] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages320
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4182125M
      ISBN 100718303865
      LC Control Number80460073

        Bucephalus was the famous and well-loved horse of Alexander the ch tells the story of how a year old Alexander won the horse: A horse dealer offered the horse to Alexander's father, Philip II of Macedonia, for the enormous sum of 13 no one could tame the animal, Philip wasn't interested, but Alexander was and promised to pay for the horse should he fail to tame it.   The new book “A Very Stable Genius” documents how Trump lashed out at attempts by military leaders and diplomats to teach him about U.S. alliances and obligations around the globe.

        Elevated to acting lieutenant general in July, Alexander took over Southern Command as the Battle of Britain raged in the skies above. Confirmed in his rank in December, he remained with Southern Command through In January , Alexander was knighted and the following month was dispatched to India with the rank of general. No heir had been appointed to the throne, and his generals adopted Philip II’s half-witted illegitimate son, Philip Arrhidaeus, and Alexander’s posthumous son by Roxana, Alexander IV, as kings, sharing out the satrapies among themselves, after much bargaining. The empire could hardly survive Alexander.

      With the death of Alexander the Great in BC, the empire he had conquered became the source of contention between the generals who had helped lead his troops to victory. You are one of these generals with various armies at your disposal. Attempt to unite Alexander's empire under your own rule.   Alexander owed a tremendous debt to his father for leaving him a world-class army led by experienced and loyal generals. But it was Alexander’s genius as a .


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The book entitled ''The wars of Alexander's successors. - BC, Vol 1: Commanders and Campaigns'' by Bob Bennett and Mike Roberts provides a very clear as well as detailed depiction of the bloody division of the ephemeral Alexander's Empire.

Text is very well written and this makes the reader never bored while reading this book/5(25). This book is a rather detailed account of the rise of Alexander the Great including his childhood thru his death after a night of drinking.

His father Phillip at times denied he was his son which led him to think he was Alexanders generals book divine. He was very successful as a military leader.4/5(84). About the Author Bevin Alexander is the author of How Great Generals Win, Lost Victories, and Inside the Nazi War Machine.

He lives in Bremo Bluff, Virginia/5(33). Alexander's generals, all of them with the loyalty of their own corps at their backs, would tear each other apart in a vicious internal struggle that lasted almost half a century before four factions emerged victorious: Macedonia, the Seleucid Empire in the east, the Kingdom of Pergamon in Asia Minor, and the Ptolemaic dynasty in Egypt.

Throughout history, great generals have done what their enemies have least expected. Instead of direct, predictable attack, they have deceived, encircled, outflanked, out-thought, and overcome often superior armies commanded by conventional thinkers. Collected here are the stories of the most successful commanders of all time, among them Hannibal, Genghis Khan, Napoleon, Stonewall Jackson.

This is a great book for those interested in military warfare. An army wins through its stomach and supplies and this book explains how Alexander conquered this unseen enemy. Admin and Maltaweel. Retrieved from " ?title=Alexander_the_Great_Top_Ten_Booklist&oldid= ". The Diadochi (/ d aɪ ˈ æ d ə k aɪ /; plural of Latin Diadochus, from Greek: Διάδοχοι, Diádokhoi "successors") were the rival generals, families, and friends of Alexander the Great who fought for control over his empire after his death in BCE.

The Wars of the Diadochi mark the beginning of the Hellenistic period from the Mediterranean Sea to the Indus River Valley. Alexander the Great (– BC) died suddenly at the age of 32, leaving no apparent heir or appointed successor.

Some 40 years of internecine conflict followed his death, as leading generals and members of Alexander’s family vied to control different parts of the vast empire he had built.

The Battle of Ipsus, fought in Phrygia, Asia Minor (present-day Turkey) in BC between rival. This book is a collection of the history and lives of some of the greatest generals in the faith over the last 2 centuries.

From William Branham to Amee Semple McPherson, this book includes detailed accounts of what these amazing woman of God did right and what they did s:   After Alexander’s death his Empire was divided among his four generals (known in Latin as the Diadochi, the name by which they are still referenced, from the Greek, Diadokhoi, meaning "successors"): Lysimachus, Cassander, Ptolemy and Seleucus.

Alexander General: free download. Ebooks library. On-line books store on Z-Library | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. Alexander of Lyncestis; Amyntas (son of Nicolaus) Amyntas of Lyncestis; Amyntas (son of Andromenes) Antigenes (general) Antigonus I Monophthalmus; Antigonos (son of Callas) Antipater; Apollodorus of Amphipolis; Arcesilaus (satrap) Archon of Pella; Aretes; Ariston of Macedon; Ariston of Paionia; Aristonous of Pella; Arrhidaeus; Arybbas (somatophylax) Asander.

Alexander III / Alexander the Great ( - BC) - Son of Philip II, initially King of Macedonia, and eventually King of his own empire from Greece across to western India; Ptolemy I Soter (c.

- c. BC) - Macedonian General of Alexander the Great; Antipater (c. - BC) - Macedonian General of Alexander the Great. Helped secure. Alexander draws out key behaviors of victorious generals from Roman times to the Korean War.

He focuses on 10 generals and highlights specific campaigns that featured or emphasized one or more of the key behaviors. This is a clear and direct piece of scholarship. Some of the maps in the book were less helpful than they could have been/5.

When Roxana gave birth, it was a son, and the conflict in opinions as to who should succeed Alexander intensified. War among former subordinates of Alexander was averted for a short time by a compromise in which it was agreed that Philip III and Alexander's son, Alexander IV, would reign jointly while each was supervised by a general.

Contemporaries who wrote accounts of his life included Alexander's campaign historian Callisthenes; Alexander's generals Ptolemy and Nearchus; Aristobulus, a junior officer on the campaigns; and Onesicritus, Alexander's chief helmsman.

Alexander's fame as caused people to emphasise minor aspects of his personality which might concern him, but most of all, Alexander was a general on a mission, which this author I have read at least 4 other books on him, and other segments in books discussing this figure/5(16).

division of Alexander the Great’s Empire into 4 (four) kingdoms. However, the purpose of this Unsealing is to list the specific verses that prophesy of what was the result of the Battle of Ipsus in B.C. – the division of Alexander the Great’s Empire into 4.

At My General’s Command (Men of Fort Dale Book 4) - Kindle edition by Alexander, Romeo, Harris, John. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading At My General’s Command (Men of Fort Dale Book 4).Reviews:   Alexander overthrew the entire Persian Empire: Asia Minor, Persia, Egypt and everything in between, including Israel.

Alexander died undefeated in battle but without a clear heir, which led to the division of his empire among four of his generals. Although Alexander’s empire split, the Hellenism he spread continued. Greek became the universal. Thomas-Alexandre Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie (French: [tɔma alɛksɑ̃dʁ dyma davi də la pajətʁi]; also known as Alexandre Dumas; 25 March – 26 February ) was a French general in Revolutionary Toussaint Louverture and Abram Petrovich Gannibal in Imperial Russia, Thomas-Alexandre Dumas stands as one of the highest-ranking men of African descent (his father being.Alexander had many generals.

The ones who became his successors and carvedup/disputed over his empire after his death were: Antigonus, Antipater, Cassander, Craterus, Lysimachus, Perdiccas.Ethan Arsht applied the principles of baseball sabermetrics to the performances of history's greatest generals' ability to win battles.

It starts with comparing the number of wins from that general to a replacement general in the same circumstances. The math is tricky but the list is definitive. There are just a .