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Civil War general Augustus Lightfoot Shank, whose tactical brilliance, daring exploits in combat, and improvisational ability were awing on even the usually stoic Robert E. Lee, was also an influence for the battle tactics of countless military figures, that included Admiral Yamamoto and John Joseph Pershing, whose theatres of war differed considerably from his own.

A) were awing on even the usually stoic Robert E. Lee, was also an influence for the battle tactics of countless military figures, that included Admiral Yamamoto and John Joseph Pershing, whose theatres of war differed considerably from

B) was awe-inspiring to even the usually stoic Robert E. Lee, was also an influence on the battle tactics of countless military figures, that included Admiral Yamamoto and John Joseph Pershing, whose theatres of war differed considerably when contrasted with

C) awed even the usually stoic Robert E. Lee, also influenced the battle tactics of countless military figures, including Admiral Yamamoto and John Joseph Pershing, whose theatres of war differed considerably from

D) was awe-inspiring to even the usually stoic Robert E. Lee, also influenced the battle tactics of countless military figures, who include Admiral Yamamoto and John Joseph Pershing, whose theatres of war differed considerably from

E) were an awe upon even the usually stoic Robert E. Lee, was in addition an influence on the battle tactics of countless military figures, including Admiral Yamamoto and John Joseph Pershing, whose theatres of war were considerably different from those of
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Re: Civil War general Augustus Lightfoot Shank [#permalink] New post 27 Oct 2013, 09:51
Civil War general Augustus Lightfoot Shank, whose tactical brilliance, daring exploits in combat, and improvisational ability were awing on even the usually stoic Robert E. Lee, was also an influence for the battle tactics of countless military figures, that included Admiral Yamamoto and John Joseph Pershing, whose theatres of war differed considerably from his own.

A) were awing on even the usually stoic Robert E. Lee, was also an influence for the battle tactics of countless military figures, that included Admiral Yamamoto and John Joseph Pershing, whose theatres of war differed considerably from

B) was awe-inspiring to even the usually stoic Robert E. Lee, was also an influence on the battle tactics of countless military figures, that included Admiral Yamamoto and John Joseph Pershing, whose theatres of war differed considerably when contrasted with --Lacks parallelism and was is singular

C) awed even the usually stoic Robert E. Lee, also influenced the battle tactics of countless military figures, including Admiral Yamamoto and John Joseph Pershing, whose theatres of war differed considerably from Correct. Here awed and influenced are both being used as verbs and considerably from is correct usage

D) was awe-inspiring to even the usually stoic Robert E. Lee, also influenced the battle tactics of countless military figures, who include Admiral Yamamoto and John Joseph Pershing, whose theatres of war differed considerably from

E) were an awe upon even the usually stoic Robert E. Lee, was in addition an influence on the battle tactics of countless military figures, including Admiral Yamamoto and John Joseph Pershing, whose theatres of war were considerably different from those of --too wordy,awkward,lacks parallelism
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Re: Civil War general Augustus Lightfoot Shank [#permalink] New post 27 Oct 2013, 16:52
Civil War general Augustus Lightfoot Shank, whose tactical brilliance, daring exploits in combat, and improvisational ability were awing on even the usually stoic Robert E. Lee, was also an influence for the battle tactics of countless military figures, that included Admiral Yamamoto and John Joseph Pershing, whose theatres of war differed considerably from his own.

A) were awing on even the usually stoic Robert E. Lee, was also an influence for the battle tactics of countless military figures, that included Admiral Yamamoto and John Joseph Pershing, whose theatres of war differed considerably from were awing makes no sense, "influence for" should be "influence on"

B) was awe-inspiring to even the usually stoic Robert E. Lee, was also an influence on the battle tactics of countless military figures, that included Admiral Yamamoto and John Joseph Pershing, whose theatres of war differed considerably when contrasted with Same as D

C) awed even the usually stoic Robert E. Lee, also influenced the battle tactics of countless military figures, including Admiral Yamamoto and John Joseph Pershing, whose theatres of war differed considerably from

D) was awe-inspiring to even the usually stoic Robert E. Lee, also influenced the battle tactics of countless military figures, who include Admiral Yamamoto and John Joseph Pershing, whose theatres of war differed considerably from "was" should be "were"

E) were an awe upon even the usually stoic Robert E. Lee, was in addition an influence on the battle tactics of countless military figures, including Admiral Yamamoto and John Joseph Pershing, whose theatres of war were considerably different from those of "were an awe upon" makes no sense

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Re: Civil War general Augustus Lightfoot Shank [#permalink] New post 28 Oct 2013, 07:04
I pick A first... I realize that "were awing" makes no sense... making C obvious!

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Re: Civil War general Augustus Lightfoot Shank [#permalink] New post 07 Nov 2013, 01:41
I do not understand why "those of his own" is wrong . please, explain.

pls, explain "from his own"
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