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Turmoil and tradition : a study of the life and times of Henry L. Stimson

Author: Elting Elmore Morison
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 1960.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of Henry L. Stimson, the American statesman who served as Secretary of War during World War II, Governor-General of the Philippines, and Secretary of State. He managed the conscription and training of 12 million soldiers and airmen, the purchase and transportation to battlefields of 30 percent of the nation's industrial output, the building of the atomic bomb and the decision to use it.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Morison, Elting Elmore.
Turmoil and tradition.
Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1960
(OCoLC)610134274
Named Person: Henry L Stimson; Henry L Stimson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elting Elmore Morison
OCLC Number: 456859
Awards: Society of American Historians Francis Parkman Prize, 1961.
Description: xii, 686 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The ideal conditions, 1867-1917 --
pt. 2. The exploded dream, 1918-1932 --
pt. 3. The struggle with darkness, 1933-1950.
Responsibility: by Elting E. Morison.

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A biography of Henry L. Stimson, the American statesman who served as Secretary of War during World War II, Governor-General of the Philippines, and Secretary of State. He managed the conscription and training of 12 million soldiers and airmen, the purchase and transportation to battlefields of 30 percent of the nation's industrial output, the building of the atomic bomb and the decision to use it.

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