TITLE

Even great commanders blunder--or encounter someone much greater

AUTHOR(S)
Guttman, Jon
PUB. DATE
August 2002
SOURCE
Military History;Aug2002, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Editorial. Profiles two military commanders. Sultan Bayezid I of the Ottoman Empire; Confederate General Robert E. Lee.
ACCESSION #
6940037

 

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