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A genius for war was published in 1995 and is the biography for which carlo deste is best known. A genius for war, about how general patton s early life affected his career in world war ii. He was in the army from 1909 until he died in 1945. He was in charge of many soldiers and he worked to defeat germany during world war ii in europe. Carlo deste military historian pritzker military museum. Genius for war, a, carlo d este, harpercollins, 1996, 0060927623, 9780060927622, 1024 pages. He is the author of four books about world war ii decision in normandy, bitter victory.

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