A great deal of history can be learned by reading the policies of our 44 presidents. This publication (45 chapters) describes the military activity prior to the presidency as well as the Commander-in Chief decisions of each president. Important war battles are described with photographs. For each president there is humor and anecdotes. Of the 44 presidents, 31 had served in the military. Twelve were generals. The most famous were Washington, Jackson, Taylor, Grant, Hays, and Eisenhower. Six Union veterans became presidents, as did 8 who served in World War II. Thirteen presidents would be considered heroes due to their conspicuous gallantry. Other presidents who did not serve in the military, but were effective while serving as Commander-in Chief during War.
About the Author
Dr. McDowell studied the presidents in detail at a very early age. In high school he could name the presidents in 19 seconds. He has given talks on presidential humor at many locations. The presidents have been ranked from great to below average. Most presidents loved their country and did their best. In the future may God grant us exceptionally qualified presidents that love our country.