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"The Savior Generals: How Five Great Commanders Saved Wars That Were Lost - From Ancient Greece to Iraq"

Victor Davis Hanson

About the Program

Victor Davis Hanson profiles five generals who, he argues, single-handedly turned around wars that their countries were losing.  In the book, Prof. Hanson discusses the lives of: Themistocles (Battle of Salamis), Flavius Belisarius (Byzantium), William Tecumseh Sherman (Civil War), Matthew Ridgway (Korean War), and David Petraeus (Iraq War).  This event was held at Barnes and Noble Booksellers in Fresno, California.       

About the Authors

Victor Davis Hanson

Victor Davis Hanson is a senior fellow in residence at the Hoover Institution and a professor of classics emeritus at California State University, Fresno.  He is a nationally syndicated columnist for Tribune Media Services. Prof. Hanson's books include "A War Like No Other," "The Western Way of War," and "Carnage and Culture." 


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"The Savior Generals: How Five Great Commanders Saved Wars That Were Lost - From Ancient Greece to Iraq"

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  • Sunday, June 16th at 4:30am (ET)
  • Saturday, June 1st at 4pm (ET)
  • Sunday, May 26th at 1:30am (ET)
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