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MacArthur at war : World War II in the Pacific

Author: Walter R Borneman
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"The author of the national best-seller The Admirals chronicles General Douglas MacArthur's amazing rise during World War II,"--Amazon.com.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Borneman, Walter R., 1952-
MacArthur at war.
New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2016
(DLC) 2016931808
(OCoLC)933729348
Named Person: Douglas MacArthur; Douglas MacArthur
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Walter R Borneman
ISBN: 9780316405317 0316405310 9780316405300 0316405302
OCLC Number: 949671228
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 594 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Prologue: Monday, December 8, 1941 --
Part one: Escape, 1941-1942 --
1. First charge, first war --
2. West Point to the Philippines --
3. Manila before the storm --
4. Lost hours --
5. Blame and Bataan --
6. Dugout Doug --
7. Ordered out --
Part two: Exile, 1942 --
8. Waltzing Matilda --
9. CINCSWPA --
10. Saving Australia --
11. Kokoda Trail --
12. "Take Buna, Bob..." --
Part three: Redemption, 1943 --
13. Finishing Buna, looking ahead --
14. "Skipping" the Bismarck Sea --
15. Meeting Halsey --
16. Bypassing Rabaul --
17. One general to another --
Part four: Return, 1944 --
18. Gambling in the Admiralties --
19. Hollandia--
greatest triumph? --
20. Presidential ambitions, presidential summons --
21. Toward the Philippines --
22. Sixty minutes from defeat --
Part five: Resolution, 1945 --
23. Return to Manila --
24. Hail the conquering hero --
25. "These proceedings are closed" --
Epilogue: A study in superlatives.
Responsibility: Walter R. Borneman.

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The definitive account of General Douglas MacArthur's rise during World War II, from the author of the bestseller The Admirals.  Read more...

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