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Tormented Warrior: Ludendorff and the Supreme Command

Tormented Warrior: Ludendorff and the Supreme Command

By Roger Parkinson

Stein and Day, 1979, 248 pp.

The author, a military historian, acknowledges that this is not a "definitive study." It is, in fact, a thoroughly derivative effort to give Ludendorff his due-as a major military figure, exceptionally able and exceptionally twisted, with an immense impact on German politics. A disappointing work on a central subject.