Once Again, Great Leaders Make Great History —but Not History as We Know It. . . . History shows that leadership is crucial in war, but there are other factors at work. What if history were given a twist or two, and great commanders on land and sea fought their greatest battles under different circumstances Suppose General Douglas MacArthur had been captured before he could escape from Manila and became a prisoner of war Suppose Joan of Arc had not been burned for heresy and had gone on to lead France to very different victories Suppose Genghis Khan had been a convert to Judaism and his horde had fought for a different cause than in our universe Turtledove and his colleagues turn the past upside down and inside out, and the possibilities are endless. . . . ABOUT THE AUTHOR Hugo-winner, New York Times best-selling author, and historian—Harry Turtledove is equally renowned in science fiction for his rigorously thought-out alternate history novels and in fantasy for his tales of the supernatural placed in historically accurate settings. For Baen, he has written the alternate American Civil War fantasy trilogy comprising Sentry Peak, Marching Through Peachtree, and Advance and Retreat, as well as The Case of the Toxic Spell Dump, and the popular "Gerin the Fox" series, Wisdom of the Fox and Tale of the Fox. He has also authored the Ingram bestseller Guns of the South and the genre bestsellers in the "World at War" series for Del Rey.
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