2 edition of General Douglas MacArthur found in the catalog.
General Douglas MacArthur
Francis Trevelyan Miller
|LC Classifications||E745.M3 M5 1951|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 313 p.|
|Number of Pages||313|
Like Napoleon, Douglas MacArthur () still inspires countless biographies, so it’s hard to say why we need another after excellent works by William Manchester, Geoffrey Perret, and Mark Perry—except perhaps to set the record straight. Virtually all Americans above a certain age hold strong opinions about Douglas MacArthur. They either worship him or despise him. Now, in this superb book, one of our most outstanding writers, after a meticulous three-year examination of the record, presents his startling insights about the man.
General Douglas MacArthur Memorial - Bank St, Norfolk, Virginia - Rated based on Reviews "Words can't express the amazing and inspiring /5(). Apr 01, · In this fascinating biography, author and historian Richard B. Frank tells the story of General Douglas MacArthur, one of only nine American men to be promoted to the 5 star rank. Beginning with MacArthur's childhood in the closing days of the American West, he follows his career as he streaked across the American sky like a meteor/5(5).
Jun 06, · Douglas MacArthur () was a five-star American general who commanded the Southwest Pacific in World War II (), oversaw the successful Allied occupation of . communist advance continued. Prodded by General Douglas MacArthur, General Walt H. Walker finally ordered his troops to stop retreating and hold their ground. Within a week, UN forces completed a long defense perimeter around Pusan in the southwest corner of Korea. A desperate struggle ensued as North.
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Aug 13, · “Arthur Herman peels back the layers of myth to reveal the marrow of this man’s career in his powerful new history, Douglas MacArthur: American Warrior [This book] stands above two dozen previous biographies on MacArthur due to Herman’s well-researched, balanced evaluation/5().
From his birth in to his death in General Douglas MacArthur lived an incredible life as a warrior scholar. William Manchester's tour de force biography of MacArthur sums up the General in these words: "He was a great thundering paradox of a man, noble, and ignoble, inspiring and outrageous, arrogant and shy, the best of men and the Cited by: Jun 13, · Arthur Herman’s Douglas MacArthur: American Warrior is the best and most comprehensive of those books, and takes its place alongside William Manchester’s American Caesar and Geoffrey Perret’s Old Soldiers Never Die as excellent one-volume biographies of the General.
Douglas MacArthur, –, American general, b. Little Rock, Ark.; son of Arthur MacArthur. Early Career MacArthur was reared on army posts and attended military school in Texas.
At West Point he achieved an outstanding scholastic record, and after graduation () he. Biography of General Douglas MacArthur the visionary general who lead American forces through WWI & II and the Koprean Wars and who foresaw the political shift of importance for America from Europe to the Asian Pacific area.
At pages this is very detailed and comprehensive filled book/5. Douglas MacArthur’s most popular book is My Life in Baseball: The True Record. Duty - Honor - Country "Two Memorable Addresses by General of the Army Douglas MacArthur" by.
Douglas MacArthur, James A. Van Fleet (Introduction), George C. Kenney (Introduction). O f all the great American captains of World War II, none remains more controversial than General Douglas MacArthur, whose genius and folly have taken on mythic proportions.
MacArthur alone among. Mar 28, · “Arthur Herman peels back the layers of myth to reveal the marrow of this man’s career in his powerful new history, Douglas MacArthur: American Warrior [This book] stands above two dozen previous biographies on MacArthur due to Herman’s well-researched, balanced evaluation/5(2).
Oct 13, · A new book about President Harry Truman’s dismissal of General Douglas MacArthur reveals how their clash altered American history for decades to come.
General of the Army Douglas MacArthur (January 26, – April 5, ) was an American general and field marshal of the Philippine Army. He was a Chief of Staff of the United States Army during the s and played a prominent role in the Pacific theater during World War II.
Sep 23, · Legendary American General Douglas MacArthur has been called either a brilliant maverick or a reactionary megalomaniac, though both are likely true.
From World War I to the Korean War, MacArthur held all the top ranks, won every high decoration, and is commonly idealized for winning the War in the Pacific—after nearly losing it early on, that is. Douglas MacArthur What Greater Honor (Book): Benge, Janet: Under siege on the island of Corregidor, General Douglas MacArthur received a warning from the enemy.
"You are well aware that you are doomed," the Japenese general wrote. "The end is near. The question is how long you will be able to resist. You are advised to surrender." Of course, there was no way Douglas was going to surrender. Douglas MacArthur was an American general best known for his command of Allied forces in the Pacific Theater during World War II.
Douglas MacArthur was an American general best known for his Born: Jan 26, Jan 22, · Douglas MacArthur, U.S. general who commanded the Southwest Pacific Theater in World War II, administered postwar Japan during the Allied occupation that followed, and led United Nations forces during the first nine months of the Korean War.
Learn more about MacArthur’s life and career in this article. THE BIOGRAPHY OF GENERAL OF THE ARMY, DOUGLAS MACARTHUR.
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Reminiscences by General Douglas Macarthur. Digital Rights Management (DRM) The publisher has supplied this book in encrypted form, which means that you need to. MacArthur retired from the army and went into business. He spent his retirement years writing his memoirs.
He died on April 5, at the age of Interesting Facts about Douglas MacArthur. His father, General Arthur MacArthur, rose to the rank of Lieutenant General. He fought in the Civil War and the Spanish-American War. Jan 16, · Walter Borneman’s range of history books cover from the Revolutionary War to the Westward expansion of the railroads to World War II.
His new book, “MacArthur at War” is a warts and all biography of General Douglas MacArthur. “Douglas MacArthur always lived in his father’s shadow. Sep 28, · The Redacted Testimony That Fully Explains Why General MacArthur Was Fired Far beyond being insubordinate, the military leader seemed to.
Arthur MacArthur IV Born in Manila on 21 February Arthur was named after his famous grandfather, a Civil War veteran, Arthur MacArthur. He was the only child of General Douglas MacArthur and Jean Marie Faircloth. Arthur MacArthur did not attend West Point like his father and went to Columbia University instead.May 01, · Buy a cheap copy of American Caesar: Douglas MacArthur, book by William Manchester.
MacArthur, the public figure, the private man, the soldier-hero whose mystery and appeal created a uniquely American legend, portrayed in a brilliant biography that Free shipping over $Cited by: World War 1 General Douglas MacArthur. There was never much doubt about Douglas MacArthur’s () career; he was a precocious soldier.
He grew up in the saddle, rifle in hand, the son of a war hero. He spent his boyhood listening to old soldiers spin their yarns.