The General Vs The President

Author: H. W. Brands
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 1101912170
Size: 72.80 MB
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"From master storyteller and historian H.W. Brands, twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, comes the riveting story of how President Harry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur squared off to decide America's future in the aftermath of ...

The General Vs The President

Author: H. W. Brands
Publisher: Doubleday Books
ISBN: 9780385540575
Size: 43.27 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 ...

The General Vs The President

Author: H. W. Brands
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 0385540582
Size: 24.21 MB
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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 ...

Truman And Macarthur

Author: Michael D. Pearlman
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253000181
Size: 57.20 MB
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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
Size: 42.23 MB
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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 ...

Uncertain Partners

Author: Sergeĭ Nikolaevich Goncharov
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804721158
Size: 40.13 MB
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Using major new sources, including cables between Mao and Stalin and interviews with key actors, this book tells the inside story of the Sino-Soviet alliance and the origins of the Korean War.

Douglas Macarthur

Author: Arthur Herman
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0812994892
Size: 42.52 MB
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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 ...

Macarthur At War

Author: Walter R. Borneman
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0316405310
Size: 33.34 MB
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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 at ...

The Devil We Knew

Author: H. W. Brands
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199879966
Size: 79.24 MB
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The book ranges through the economics and psychology of the Cold War, demonstrating how the confrontation created its own constituencies in private industry and public life.

Operation Broken Reed

Author: Arthur Boyd
Publisher: Da Capo Press
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.