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Bevin Alexander
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Bevin Alexander is the author of eight books of military history, including How Wars Are Won, How Hitler Could Have Won World War II, and Lost Victories, which was named by the Civil War Book Review as one of the seventeen books that have most transformed Civil War scholarship. He was an adviser to the Rand Corporation for a recent study on future warfare and a participant in a recent war game simulation run by the Training and Doctrine Command of the U.S. Army. His battle studies of the Korean War, written during his decorated service as a combat historian, are... Read More

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How America Got It Right
The U.S. March to Military and Political Supremacy
Written by Bevin Alexander


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Crown Forum
On Sale: July 5, 2005
Price: $13.99

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How Hitler Could Have Won World War II
The Fatal Errors That Led to Nazi Defeat
Written by Bevin Alexander


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: December 11, 2001
Price: $16.99

Most of us rally around the glory of the Allies' victory over the Nazis in World War II. The story is often told of how the good fight was won by an astonishing array of manpower and stunning tactics. However, what is often overlooked is how the intersection between Adolf Hitler's... Read more >
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How Hitler Could Have Won World War II
The Fatal Errors That Led to Nazi Defeat
Written by Bevin Alexander


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

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How the South Could Have Won the Civil War
The Fatal Errors That Led to Confederate Defeat
Written by Bevin Alexander


Format: eBook
Publisher: Crown Forum
On Sale: November 25, 2008
Price: $11.99

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How the South Could Have Won the Civil War
The Fatal Errors That Led to Confederate Defeat
Written by Bevin Alexander


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Crown Forum
On Sale: November 25, 2008
Price: $16.00

Destroying conventional historical wisdom, acclaimed military historian Bevin Alexander reveals how the South most definitely could have defeated the North-and how close a Confederate victory came to happening. Alexander shows:

•How the Confederacy had its greatest chance to win the war just three months into the fighting-but blew it
• How the... Read more >
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How Wars Are Won
The 13 Rules of War from Ancient Greece to the War on Terror
Written by Bevin Alexander


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Crown Forum
On Sale: September 23, 2003
Price: $17.00

Both timely and timeless, How Wars Are Won offers a fascinating look at the history of warfare and the thirteen essential rules for achieving victory that have evolved from ancient times to the present day. Acclaimed military historian Bevin Alexander opens with an incisive, historically informed diagnosis of the new threat... Read more >
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How Wars Are Won
The 13 Rules of War from Ancient Greece to the War on Terror
Written by Bevin Alexander


Format: eBook, 416 pages
Publisher: Crown Forum
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

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