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MacArthur in Asia : the general and his staff in the Philippines, Japan, and Korea

Author: Yamamoto, Reiko; Hiroshi Masuda
Publisher: Ithaca ; London : Cornell University Press, 2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book, the distinguished Japanese historian Hiroshi Masuda offers a new perspective on the American icon, focusing on his experiences in the Philippines, Japan, and Korea.

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Douglas MacArthur
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yamamoto, Reiko; Hiroshi Masuda
ISBN: 9780801449390 0801449391
OCLC Number: 844614374
Notes: Originaltitel: Makkāsā
Encounter with the Philippines. Origins of the Bataan Boys. From the approach of war to the evacuation from Manila, October to December 1941. The fall of Manila and the first offensive and defensive battles, early January to early February 1942. Planning the escape from Corregidor, early February to late February 1942. The evacuation of MacArthur from Corregidor, late February to the middle of March 1942. The second Bataan operation and the death march, early February to early May 1942. From Australia to the Philippines, March 1942 to October 1944. From the Philippines to Japan, October 1944 to August 1945. The demilitarization of Japan, August 1945 to December 1947. The democratization of Japan, August 1945 to April 1950. Washington's policy shift on Japan and MacArthur's resistance, January 1948 to June 1950. The Korean War and the dismissal of MacArthur, June 1950 to April 1951
Description: xii, 320 s. : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Encounter with the Philippines --
Origins of the Bataan Boys --
From the approach of war to the evacuation from Manila, October to December 1941. The fall of Manila and the first offensive and defensive battles, early January to early February 1942. Planning the escape from Corregidor, early February to late February 1942. The evacuation of MacArthur from Corregidor, late February to the middle of March 1942. The second Bataan operation and the death march, early February to early May 1942. From Australia to the Philippines, March 1942 to October 1944. From the Philippines to Japan, October 1944 to August 1945. The demilitarization of Japan, August 1945 to December 1947. The democratization of Japan, August 1945 to April 1950. Washington's policy shift on Japan and MacArthur's resistance, January 1948 to June 1950. The Korean War and the dismissal of MacArthur, June 1950 to April 1951.
Responsibility: Hiroshi Masuda ; translated from the Japanese by Reiko Yamamoto

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