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General MacArthur

wisdom and visions

by Douglas MacArthur

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Published by Turner Pub. Co. in Paducah, Ky .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964 -- Quotations.,
    • Generals -- United States -- Quotations.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 159).

      Other titlesGeneral MacArthur wisdom and visions
      Statementcompiled by Edward T. Imparato.
      GenreQuotations.
      ContributionsImparato, Edward T., 1917-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE745.M3 M22 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination160 p. :
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6800167M
      ISBN 101563116715
      LC Control Number00110587
      OCLC/WorldCa55085880

      The Pacific Theatre of Campaign in the South West under General macArthur and the naval activities under Admiral Nimitz. An original article from the Royal Geographical Society journal, by Courtenay, William. and a great selection of related books, . FOREWORD. The Reports of General MacArthur include two volumes being published by the Department of the Army in four books reproduced exactly as they were printed by General MacArthur's Tokyo headquarters in , except for the addition of this foreword and they were Government property, the general turned over to the Department in these volumes and related .

        In this fascinating biography, author and historian Richard B. Frank tells the story of General Douglas MacArthur, one of only nine American men to be promoted to the 5 star rank. Beginning with MacArthur's childhood in the closing days of the American West, he follows his career as he streaked across the American sky like a meteor/5(5). Writing to House Minority Leader Joseph William Martin Jr. of Massachusetts, General Douglas MacArthur argued for expanding the war against communism in Asia. MacArthur advocated military victory, which contradicted President Harry S. Truman’s plan to contain communism with a negotiated peace. Martin read the letter aloud on the House floor on April 5,

        Like Napoleon, Douglas MacArthur () still inspires countless biographies, so it’s hard to say why we need another after excellent works by William Manchester, Geoffrey Perret, and Mark Perry—except perhaps to set the record straight. The library contains General MacArthur's original collection of 5, volumes augmented by gifts and purchases of books concerning the General, his times, and his associates. This is a non-lending reference and research library.


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