Commander In Chief

Author: Nigel Hamilton
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544277449
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In Commander in Chief Nigel Hamilton reveals FDR’s true role in this saga: overruling his own Joint Chiefs of Staff, ordering American airmen on an ambush of the Japanese navy’s Admiral Yamamoto, facing down Churchill when he attempted ...

In The Shadow Of Fdr

Author: William Edward Leuchtenburg
Publisher:
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The general did not serve merely in a military capacity — at one point he drafted
a message to Chiang Kai- shek for FDR's signature — and he was grateful for
FDR's support in the much-criticized Darlan deal in North Africa. "My recent visit
to your Headquarters was, for me, an uplifting experience and one that I know will
be reflected in increased efficiency in my own operations," he wrote the president
early in 1943- "I cannot tell you how much I appreciated the kind words you had
to ...

The Hopkins Touch

Author: David L. Roll
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199311552
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The Hopkins Touch offers the first portrait in over two decades of the most powerful man in Roosevelt's administration.

Franklin D Roosevelt

Author: Roger Daniels
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 0252097645
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The second part of Roger Daniels's biography focuses on FDR's growing mastery in foreign affairs.

The Glory And The Dream

Author: William Manchester
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America was putting more men and materiel into the conflict, and American
generals, notably Eisenhower, would be commanding combined forces in the
great battles ahead. Roosevelt's performance as commander in chief was not
without critics; nothing in his life was. Stalin believed FDR's insistence on
unconditional surrender would merely prolong the war by uniting the German
people, and most historians agree with him. In the Pacific the President may have
given MacArthur too ...