“American revolutionary leader George Washington has been voted the greatest enemy commander to face Britain, lauded for his spirit of endurance against the odds and the enormous impact of his victory. “
The first (and might I add best) GW beat out Michael Collins, Napoleon Bonaparte, German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel and Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of modern Turkey.
Washington was a courageous and inspirational battlefield commander who led from the front but also had the skills to deal with his political counterparts in Congress and with his French allies, Brumwell said. Above all, he never gave up even when the war was going against him.
This is the indomitable American Spirit I learned about in school. The full article is linked below.
I wonder what the lens of 300 or so years holds for the current crop of circus clowns running my country.