Patton, Montgomery, Rommel: Masters of War

Patton, Montgomery, Rommel: Masters of

In Patton, Montgomery, Rommel, one of Britain's most accomplished military scholars presents an unprecedented study of the land war in the North African and European theaters, as well as their chief commanders—three men who also happened to be the most compelling dramatis personae of World War II.Beyond spellbinding depictions of pivotal confrontations at El Alamein, Monte Cassino, and the Ardennes forest, author-scholar Terry Brighton illuminates the personal motivations and historical events that propelled the three men's careers: how Patton's, Montgomery's, and Rommel's Great War experiences helped to mold their style of command—and how, exactly, they managed to apply their arguably megalomaniacal personalities (and hitherto unrecognized political acumen and tact) to advance their careers and strategic vision. Opening new avenues of inquiry into the lives and careers of three men widely profiled by scholars and popular historians alike, Brighton definitively answers numerous lingering and controversial questions: Was Patton really as vainglorious in real life as he was portrayed to be on the silver screen?—and how did his tireless advocacy of "mechanized cavalry" forever change the face of war? Was Monty's dogged publicity-seeking driven by his own need for recognition o...

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Fractal Design Define XL R2 Titanium FDCADEFXLR2TI - Grey

Fractal Design Define XL R2 Titanium FDCADEFXLR2TI -

Fractal Design builds on the success of its awarding-winning Define XL computer case with the Define XL R2. This updated chassis carries on the family tradition of providing superb cooling and ventilation capabilities with exceptional expandability, in a sleek and stylish Scandinavian form. The Define XL R2, which includes Fractal Design's innovative ModuVent feature, has an updated internal layout that offers greater expandability, modularity and flexibility, including capacity for 9 PCI cards and two HDD cages that can be repositioned to provide more space for water cooling radiators.

  • Color: Titanium Gray
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Bed Head Curve Check XL Styling Wand for Waves and Texture

Bed Head Curve Check XL Styling Wand for

TOUSLED WAVES AND TEMPTING TEXTURE. Give your hair big and beautiful, wavy texture with the Bed Head Curve Check Tourmaline Ceramic Styling Iron. This easy-to-use wand will have you turning heads in tousled, touchable texture. The unique, bead-shaped barrel was designed for versatility to deliver different types of texture-- loose tousled curls AND waves. High Heat up to 400° F quickly locks in the curl with a clamp-free wrap-and-go design that leaves no creases behind and a natural-looking finish. Tourmaline Ceramic helps to reduce frizz and lock in shine for amazing body throughout. The Bed Head Curve Check Tourmaline Ceramic Styling Iron also comes with a Bonus Heat-protective Glove and a Tangle-Free Swivel Cord that make it easy to style with. Dual Voltage for worldwide use means you can take this baby with you anywhere you go. HOW IT WORKS: Wrap a 1"" section of hair around the barrel leaving the ends out. For looser curls, wrap the hair around the balls of the barrel, or in-between for tighter curls. HOW IT WORKS: Wrap a 1"" section of hair around the barrel leaving the ends out. For looser curls, wrap the hair around the balls of the barrel, or in-between for tighter curls.

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