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ISBN-10: 0316067474

ISBN-13: 9780316067478

ISBN-10: 0316155780

ISBN-13: 9780316155786

ISBN-10: 1400156742

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A rousing and meticulously researched account of the infamous conflict of Little substantial Horn and its unforgettable forged of characters from Sitting Bull to Custer himself.

In June of 1876, on a desolate hill above a winding river referred to as "the Little Bighorn," George Armstrong Custer and all 210 males below his direct command have been annihilated via nearly 2,000 Sioux and Cheyenne. the inside track of this devastating loss prompted a public uproar, and people in positions of strength briskly started to element arms which will stay away from accountability. Custer, who used to be comfortably useless, took the brunt of the blame.

The fact, notwithstanding, used to be way more complicated. A poor GLORY is the 1st ebook to narrate the full tale of this without end interesting conflict, and the 1st to name upon all of the major study and findings of the prior twenty-five years--which have replaced considerably how this arguable occasion is perceived. moreover, it's the first ebook to convey to mild the main points of the U.S. military cover-up--and get to the bottom of one of many maximum mysteries in U.S. army historical past.

Scrupulously researched, A bad GLORY will stand as a landmark paintings. Brimming with genuine aspect and an unforgettable forged of characters--from Sitting Bull and loopy Horse to Ulysses supply and Custer himself--this is historical past with the sweep of a superb novel.

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