An Army at Dawn: The War in Africa, 1942-1943 Quotes

Rick Atkinson
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"Sir, all I want to tell you is this - I will leave the beaches either a conqueror or a corpse." Chapter 1, pg. 31

"Give me generals who are lucky." Chapter 1, pg. 36

"When you get to high places in the Army, this business of warfare is no longer just a question of getting out and teaching the soldiers how to shoot or how to crawl up a ravine or dig a foxhole - it is partly politics, partly public-speaking, partly essay-writing, partly social contact... A fellow wishes he could just get into a hammock under a nice shade tree and read a few wild west magazines!" Chapter 2, pg. 114

"I will go anywhere to talk to anyone who wishes to surrender Algiers to me." Chapter 3, pg. 118

"The beach was a mess and the officers were doing nothing....As a whole the men were poor, the officers worse. No drive. It...

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