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: 9781101912171
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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: 18.21 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 Macarthur

Author: Michael David Pearlman
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A timely account of an explosive conflict over civil-military relations and the conduct of American foreign policy

Truman Macarthur And The Korean War

Author: Dennis Wainstock
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313308376
Size: 46.23 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: 58.11 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: 77.54 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 ...

Truman

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743260295
Size: 54.36 MB
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Drawing on newly discovered archival material and extensive interviews with Truman’s own family, friends, and Washington colleagues, McCullough tells the deeply moving story of the seemingly ordinary “man from Missouri” who was ...

The True Flag

Author: Stephen Kinzer
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
ISBN: 1627792171
Size: 26.27 MB
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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.