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MacArthur at War

MacArthur at War
  • Author : Walter R. Borneman
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release : 10 May 2016
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A Finalist for the Gilder Lehrman Prize for Military History at the New-York Historical Society The definitive account of General Douglas MacArthur's rise during World War II, from the author of the bestseller The Admirals. World War II changed the course of history. Douglas MacArthur changed the course of World War II. MACARTHUR AT WAR will go deeper into this transformative period of his life than previous biographies, drilling into the military strategy that Walter R. Borneman is so skilled

MacArthur's War

MacArthur's War
  • Author : Douglas Niles,Michael Dobson
  • Publisher : Forge Books
  • Release : 01 July 2008
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Just as Fox on the Rhine and Fox at the Front showed readers an alternate Europe in which Hitler had been killed, thereby radically changing the course of World War II, Douglas Niles and Michael Dobson bring us the Battle of Midway with a very different outcome. The Allies are wildly out maneuvered and sent home in disgrace. Back in the States things are looking rather grim as the ultra-secret Manhattan Project runs into snafus that greatly delay the final

Macarthur's War

Macarthur's War
  • Author : Stanley Weintraub
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 23 January 2021
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A devastating critique of a general whose pride, egomania, and insubordination nearly led America into World War III is based on eye-opening research by an eminent biographer, military historian and veteran of the Korean War. of photos.

The Generals

The Generals
  • Author : Winston Groom
  • Publisher : National Geographic Books
  • Release : 10 November 2015
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Celebrated historian Winston Groom tells the uniquely American tales of George Patton, Douglas MacArthur, and George Marshall, from World War I to World War II. These three remarkable men-of-arms who rose from the gruesome hell of the First World War to become the finest generals of their generation during World War II redefined America's ideas of military leadership and brought forth a new generation of American soldier. Their efforts revealed to the world the grit and determination that would become

Macarthur's War

Macarthur's War
  • Author : Bevin Alexander
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 07 May 2013
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General Douglas MacArthur was highly skilled and world famous as a military commander. Under his leadership after World War II, Japan was rebuilt into a democratic ally. But during the Korean War, in defiance of President Harry S. Truman and the Joint Chiefs of Staff, he pushed for an aggressive confrontation with Communist China—a position intended to provoke a wider war, regardless of the consequences. While MacArthur aspired to stamp out Communism across the globe, Truman was much more

MacArthur's Airman

MacArthur's Airman
  • Author : Thomas E. Griffith
  • Publisher : Modern War Studies (Hardcover)
  • Release : 23 January 1998
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Thomas Griffith offers a critical assessment of George C. Kenney's numerous contributions to MacArthur's war efforts. He depicts Kenney as a staunch proponent of airpower's ability to shape the outcome of military engagement and a commander who shared MacArthur's strategic vision.

Second Front

Second Front
  • Author : John R. MacArthur
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 26 May 2004
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John R. MacArthur -- who is the publisher of Harper's Magazine -- examines the government's assault on the constitutional freedoms of the U.S. media during the 1991 gulf war. With a new preface.

MacArthur's Undercover War

MacArthur's Undercover War
  • Author : William B. Breuer,Douglas MacArthur
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
  • Release : 01 May 1995
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Guadalcanal . . . Midway . . . the battle for the Philippines. In each of these critical conflicts, intelligence played a crucial role in bringing about an Allied victory. General MacArthur's brilliant Pacific campaign was designed around espionage and guerrilla warfare. This is the story of his undercover war. Praise for William B. Breuer's Previous Works... "An exciting narrative presented by a first-rate story teller." —Publishers Weekly on The Great Raid on Cabanatuan "A first-class historian." —The Wall Street Journal "Another smasher by Breuer, who

MacArthur's Korean War Generals

MacArthur's Korean War Generals
  • Author : Stephen R. Taaffe
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 08 April 2016
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Anybody who wants to understand how the US Army fought in the Korean War needs to read this book. Taaffe is especially interesting on the personal relationships between senior officers

MacArthur's ULTRA

MacArthur's ULTRA
  • Author : Edward J. Drea,Drea
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 23 January 1992
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"No one writing on military operations in the Southwest Pacific will be able to ignore this book."?William M. Leary, editor of We Shall Return: MacArthur's Commanders and the Defeat of Japan, 1941-1945 "Adds significantly to our understanding of the war and of MacArthur as commander and strategist."?Stanley L. Falk, author of Bataan: The March of Death "A 'must' item for analysis of the Pacific war."?Harold Deutsch, author of Hitler and His Generals Author Biography: Edward J. Drea

Truman, MacArthur, and the Korean War

Truman, MacArthur, and the Korean War
  • Author : Dennis Wainstock
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release : 23 January 1999
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A general history of the critical first year of the Korean War, this study deals primarily with relations between General Douglas MacArthur and President Harry S. Truman from June 1950 to April 1951, a period that defined the war's direction until General Mark Clark, the final U.N. Commander, signed the Armistice two years later. Although the ever-changing military situation is outlined, the main focus is on policymaking and the developing friction between Truman and MacArthur. Wainstock contradicts the common view that

War at the End of the World

War at the End of the World
  • Author : James P. Duffy
  • Publisher : Dutton Caliber
  • Release : 23 January 2021
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Japan was determined to seize New Guinea as a cornerstone of the Empire's strategy. Allied Commander-in-Chief General Douglas MacArthur committed 340,000 Americans, as well as tens of thousands of Australian, Dutch and New Guinea troops, to defend New Guinea at all costs. Historian James P. Duffy chronicles the four-year campaign, involving some of the most horrific warfare in history, complicated by tropical disease, violent rainstorms and unforgiving terrain that punished both sides, filling a crucial gap in the history of World

Douglas MacArthur

Douglas MacArthur
  • Author : Arthur Herman
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 23 January 2021
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"The Pulitzer Prize finalist and author of Gandhi & Churchill goes beyond the mythologies of the World War II general to illuminate his strengths and weaknesses, placing his career against a backdrop of history while discussing how he shaped his character to meet national needs, "--NoveList.

The General Vs. the President

The General Vs. the President
  • Author : H. W. Brands
  • Publisher : Anchor Books
  • Release : 03 October 2017
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At the height of the Korean War, President Harry S. Truman committed a gaffe that sent shock waves around the world. When asked by a reporter about the possible use of atomic weapons in response to China's entry into the war, Truman replied testily, "The military commander in the field will have charge of the use of the weapons, as he always has." This suggested that General Douglas MacArthur, the willful, fearless, and highly decorated commander of the American and

MacArthur's Jungle War

MacArthur's Jungle War
  • Author : Stephen R. Taaffe
  • Publisher : Modern War Studies (Hardcover)
  • Release : 23 January 1998
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His book tells not only how victory was gained through a combination of technology, tactics, and army-navy cooperation but also how the New Guinea campaign exemplified the strategic differences that plagued the Pacific War, since many high-ranking officers considered it a diversionary tactic rather than a key offensive.