Meet General Grant
Amerikansk historie, USA's historie, amerikansk biografi om General Ulysses S. Grant, 1822-1889, som først havde en militær karriere, bl.a. i Mexican War, og blev en berømt general i Nordstatshæren, Union Army, under den Amerikanske Borgerkrig, 1861-1865, og senere endte som amerikansk president. Beskriver hans liv, levnedsløb og militære og politiske karriere. Udkom i 1928.
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In such a world atmosphere there was no place for any considerable body of pacifist opinion to form ; but there were individual pacifists , and Grant was one of them , although he never called himself anything of the kind .
This was a view of the question that I had never taken before ; but it was one I never forgot afterwards . From that event to the close of the war , I never experienced trepidation upon confronting an enemy , though I always felt more ...
His elevation to the office of President was the greatest disaster of his life , but he never had the faintest inkling of that fact . He considered it a huge triumph . He was elected for two terms ; he remained in his exalted post for ...
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This biography of Grant extends into a history of his times. The writing is informed, elegant, readable, and interesting. And very quotable: "Certainly no man can be a Christian and a soldier at the ... Read full review
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