The General Vs The President

Author: H. W. Brands
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 0385540582
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From master storyteller and historian H. W. Brands comes the riveting story of how President Harry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur squared off to decide America's future in the aftermath of World War II. At the height of the Korean War ...

The General Vs The President

Author: H. W. Brands
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 1101912170
Size: 67.19 MB
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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 he suggested that General Douglas MacArthur, the willful, fearless, and highly decorated commander of the American and ...

The General Vs The President

Author: H. W. Brands
Publisher: Doubleday Books
ISBN: 9780385540575
Size: 78.57 MB
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Examines "how President Harry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur squared off to decide America's future in the aftermath of World War II. At the height of the Korean War, President Harry S. Truman committed a gaffe that sent shock waves ...

Truman And Macarthur

Author: Michael D. Pearlman
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253000181
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Viewing these events through the eyes of the participants, this book explores partisan politics in Washington and addresses the issues of the political power of military officers in an administration too weak to carry national policy on its ...

Truman Macarthur And The Korean War

Author: Dennis Wainstock
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313308376
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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 ...

The Korean War The West Confronts Communism

Author: Michael Hickey
Publisher: The Overlook Press
ISBN: 1468305573
Size: 48.30 MB
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Now, on the fiftieth anniversary of the conflict, Korean War veteran and military historian Michael Hickey tells the full story of the first test by the Communist bloc of Western resolve.

Douglas Macarthur

Author: Arthur Herman
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0812994892
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More than a biography, it is a tale of a time in the past almost impossible to contemplate today as having taken place, with MacArthur himself as a figure perhaps too remote to understand, but all the more important to encounter.”—The ...

The True Flag

Author: Stephen Kinzer
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
ISBN: 1627792171
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Revealing a piece of forgotten history, Stephen Kinzer transports us to the dawn of the twentieth century, when the United States first found itself with the chance to dominate faraway lands. That prospect thrilled some Americans.

Operation Broken Reed

Author: Arthur L. Boyd
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 078673261X
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So valuable were the mission's findings about the North Korean-Soviet-Chinese alliance that it is no stretch to say they prevented World War III. Only one man — sworn to secrecy for a half-century—survived Operation Broken Reed.