Pulitzer-Prize winning author Rick Atkinson compares the military strengths and weaknesses of George Washington and Dwight Eisenhower. Both men were asked to lead American armies during great struggles and later both became two-term presidents of the United States.  But how similar are they really?

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Rick Atkinson, author of the Liberation trilogy on the American campaigns in Europe during World War II, is currently researching the American Revolution for his next trilogy.



The Revolutionary War

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