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By Richard Overy

ISBN-10: 0393039250

ISBN-13: 9780393039252

"It is 1942. Germany controls virtually the complete assets of continental Europe and is poised to maneuver into the center East. Japan has burnt up the western colonial presence in East Asia in a few months and is threatening northern India and Australia. The Soviet Union has misplaced the center of its undefined, and the USA isn't really but armed. Democracy has had its day."--BOOK JACKET. "The Allied victory in Read more...

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Osborn, saying that the First Corps was engaged and urging them to the front as rapidly as possible. Howard also informed Maj. Gen. Henry W. Slocum, commander of the Twelfth Corps, whom he believed would be at the hamlet of Two Taverns just four and a half miles back down the Baltimore Pike, that the left wing was engaged THE O N L Y POSITION 23 Fahnestock building. General Howard used the observatory on its roof. (GNMP) with Hill's corps and that EwelFs corps was advancing from York. 22 Schurz's division had the lead in the column that was marching via Horner's Mill and the Taneytown Road.

Gen. Albert G. Jenkins's cavalry brigade. The corps crossed the Potomac on 15 June. Ewell delayed his march briefly in the Hagerstown area and then continued north up TWO G E N E R A L S AND T H E I R ARMIES 11 the Cumberland Valley toward Harrisburg. His troops swept the country of needed supplies as they went along. One column under Brig. Gen. George H. 27 Jubal Early's division turned east at Chambersburg and swept through Gettysburg on its way to York and to the Susquehanna River at Wrightsville.

19 As Howard surveyed the field from atop the Fahnestock building, Sgt. " There was probably more conversation, but Howard remained on the roof. 20 Howard knew little about the Confederate force that he faced and felt the heavy burden that was suddenly his. " After descending from the observatory, Howard met Mrs. Samuel Fahnestock, an elderly lady who was very upset about the impending battle. 21 After learning of Reynolds's death, Howard dictated orders assuming command of the left wing. Schurz was to be acting commander of the Eleventh Corps while Howard commanded the wing.

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