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Robert L. O'Connell

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Fierce Patriot: The Tangled Lives of William Tecumseh Sherman (2014)
language
English
4.03 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: This is an odd biography. I do think that O'Connell does a good job of providing a deeper and more humane understanding of Sherman, and the writing is very well done, some occasional attempts to wax lyrical not withstanding. However, it is also disjointed and a bit shallow. Sh...
The Ghosts of Cannae: Hannibal & the Darkest Hour of the Roman Republic (2010)
language
English
3.95 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: This is an excellent brief study of the Second Punic War. The first couple of chapters do a nice job of explaining the Roman army and political system and then the Carthaginian side. The author writes in a clear and entertaining way. I often chuckled to myself in the way O'Con...
Aníbal - Cartago e o Pesadelo da República Romana (2012)
language
English
3.95 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: I'm becoming obsessed with ancient military history and for some reason my heart keeps falling on the side of known defeated cultures. Even still though the victory at Cannae is as impressive a feat as one can find on any battlefield that has taken place on this planet. This book...
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