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Blumenson, Martin


BLUMENSON, Martin. American, b. 1918. Genres: Military/Defense/Arms control, Biography. Career: With US Army, 1942-46, 1950-57, retiring as Lt. Col.; Instructor in History, US Merchant Academy, Kings Point, NY, 1948-50; Sr. Historian, Office of Chief of Military History, Dept. of the Army, 1957-67; President, American Military Institute, 1967; Consultant in Domestic Matters, White House, 1967-69; Visiting Professor of Military and Strategic Studies, History or International Affairs at US universities. Publications: Breakout and Pursuit, 1961; The Duel for France, 1963; Anzio: The Gamble That Failed, 1963; Kasserine Pass (in U.K. as Rommel's Last Victory), 1967; Sicily: Whose Victory?, 1969; Salerno to Cassino, 1969; Bloody River: The Real Tragedy of the Rapido (in U.K. as Prelude to Mont Cassino), 1970; Eisenhower, 1972; The Patton Papers: vol. 1, 1885-1940, 1972, vol. 11, 1940-45, 1974; (co-author) Masters of the Art of Command, 1975; The Vilde Affair: Beginnings of the French Resistance, 1977; (co-author) Liberation, 1978; Mark Clark, 1984; Patton: The Man Behind the Legend, 1985; The Battle of the Generals, 1994; Heroes Never Die, 2001. Address: 3900 Watson Pl NW, Washington, DC 20016, U.S.A.

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