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MacArthur and the American century : a reader

Author: William M Leary
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Evaluates the impact that General Douglas MacArthur has had on war, peace, and the American imagination.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Biographie
Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
MacArthur and the American century.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2001
(OCoLC)606520576
Named Person: Douglas MacArthur; Douglas MacArthur; Douglas MacArthur; Douglas MacArthur; Douglas MacArthur
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William M Leary
ISBN: 0803229305 9780803229303 0803280203 9780803280205
OCLC Number: 44420468
Description: xxi, 522 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / William M. Leary --
Growth to Maturity --
Let Us Remember / Douglas MacArthur --
Macarthur as West Point Superintendent / Stephen A. Ambrose --
Douglas Macarthur / Dwight D. Eisenhower --
The Army and the Bonus Incident / John W. Killigrew --
The Defense of the Philippines / Douglas MacArthur --
Douglas Macarthur and Manuel Quezon: A Note on an Imperial Bond / Carol M. Petillo --
An Exchange of Opinion / Paul P. Rogers, Carol M. Petillo --
World War II --
The Lessons of History / Douglas MacArthur --
Douglas Macarthur and the Fall of the Philippines, 1941-1942 / Duncan Anderson --
Macarthur: An Australian Perspective / David Horner --
The Army in the Southwest Pacific / Stanley L. Falk --
Douglas Macarthur and the 1944 New Guinea Offensive / Stephen R. Taaffe --
Macarthur's Lapses from an Envelopment Strategy in 1945 / D. Clayton James --
Military Intelligence and Macarthur, 1941-1951: A Reappraisal / Edward J. Drea --
Macarthur as Maritime Strategist / Clark G. Reynolds --
A Commentary on Dr. Clark Reynolds's Paper "Macarthur as Maritime Strategist" / Gerald E. Wheeler --
Japan --
The Administration of Japan / Douglas MacArthur --
The Late General Macarthur, Warts and All / Faubion Bowers --
Success in Japan--Despite Some Human Foibles and Cultural Problems / Robert B. Textor --
Macarthur's Japan: The View from Washington / Michael Schaller --
The Occupation of Japan, 1945-1952 / Ikuhiko Hata --
Korea --
Old Soldiers Never Die / Douglas MacArthur --
Inchon: The General's Decision / H. Pat Tomlinson.
Responsibility: edited by William M. Leary.
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