Generally Unlucky Generals briefly describes some unfortunate events that caused great harm to the lives and careers of a number of American Generals. The author has selected thirteen generals from American History and tells how fate was a factor in their misfortunes. These unlucky 13 generals are mostly unknown or little-remembered today, but this book presents reasons why they should be considered the Generally Unlucky Generals .
Presented in Admirable American Admirals are brief accounts of a portion of the lives of a few American naval leaders. These short narratives are offered to give evidence that these seamen warrant the nation’s gratitude and admiration. All of these leaders should be included in any list of Admirable American Admirals.