Albert S. Johnston was one of the most able officers in the US Army until he joined the Southern States at the beginning of the American Civil War. There he put his tactics to the Northern States heavy losses, had it not fallen during the war, this could have ended differently.
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William T. Sherman fought on the Northern side as a general in the American Civil War. He was one of the most controversial generals and, through his "scorched earth" tactics, one of the northern leaders most hated in the South. (more…)...Mehr lesen
Joseph E. Johnston served as a brigadier general in the US Army until he joined the Confederation troops at the start of the American Civil War, becoming one of the highest-ranking officers there. He was considered one of the most able commanders of the southern states, but also one of the most controversial due to...Mehr lesen
Robert E. Lee was the most successful general of the Confederate armed forces during the American Civil War. Through his novel military tactics, smaller units and subordinates to leave more freedom of action and their own decisions, he managed to achieve significant victories with his personnel and material subordinate army anyway. Mehr lesen
Ulysses S. Grant was one of the formative generals of the Northern Army during the American Civil War, helping them to defeat the Southern states. After his military career Grant made a career as a politician and held office as the 18th President of the United States of America. Mehr lesen
Otto von Bismarck was one of the most important figures in German history. He was not only a skilled diplomat and used his intelligence partly unscrupulously for his purposes, he was also one of the pioneers for the unification of Germany to a united German Empire. As the first chancellor of the German empire, Bismarck...Mehr lesen
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