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Most underrated generals

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Category: General History
Forum Name: Modern Warfare
Forum Discription: Military history and miltary science from the ''Cold War'' era onward.
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Topic: Most underrated generals
Posted By: cavalry4ever
Subject: Most underrated generals
Date Posted: 12-Jul-2009 at 08:19
We have a topic about most overrated generals. 
How about a topic about most underrated ones?
Those that participated in obscure yet important campaigns and are almost unknown to most of us.
This is Modern Warfare topic so, please, stay within the period.



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Posted By: TugZy
Date Posted: 12-Jul-2009 at 23:45
Marshall Zhukov of USSR is one of the most underrated generals during WW2 I think.


Posted By: cavalry4ever
Date Posted: 13-Jul-2009 at 08:12
Zhukov is an interesting choice. The problem with his recognition is that during cold war everything Allies did was enlarged and what Soviets did was diminished. If Montgomery accomplished 1/10 of what Zhukow did, we would be still singing songs about Montgomery. 




Posted By: Whiteice
Date Posted: 19-Jul-2009 at 16:03
General Klebes that served under Napoleon most of his life. He even survived a musket wound to the head and still managed to command.

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