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Douglas Macarthur

Brilliant General, Controversial Leader (Historical American Biographies)

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Published by Enslow Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History, Military,
  • MacArthur, Douglas,,
  • Generals,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • JNF,
  • JNF007020,
  • History - Military & Wars,
  • Biography,
  • United States,
  • 1880-1964,
  • 20th century

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary binding
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8056234M
    ISBN 100766014452
    ISBN 109780766014459
    OCLC/WorldCa44425345

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      Douglas MacArthur was a controversial figure, and like most men who have held positions of great power, he had his supporters and his antagonists. However, even many of his severest critics have credited him with doing an outstanding job during the years that he was Chief of the Occupation Forces, and the de facto ruler of Japan.   Book aims to burst the myth promoted by Roosevelt’s inner circle that Gen. Douglas MacArthur deserves the judgment accorded him by modern historians. By .


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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. William Manchester (Author) out of 5 stars by: Douglas MacArthur (Janu - April 5, ), was a famous American general who played a prominent role in the Pacific theater of World War II.

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A major new biography of a bigger-than-life figure in American history, this book has the advantage of archive material accumulated in the 50 years since the General's death, notably the MacArthur Memorial Archives that Mr.

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Early life and education. A military brat, Douglas MacArthur was born 26 Januaryat Little Rock Barracks, Little Rock, Arkansas, to Arthur MacArthur Jr., a U.S.

Army captain, and his wife, Mary Pinkney Hardy MacArthur (nicknamed "Pinky"). Arthur Jr. was a son of Scottish-born jurist and politician Arthur MacArthur Sr., Arthur would later receive the Medal of Honor for his actions with Buried: MacArthur Memorial.

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Douglas MacArthur: American Warrior is well written and serves as a historical perspective of U.S. and its worldviews through the eyes of MacArthur and his subordinates. Herman covers more than a. Douglas MacArthur, (born JanuLittle Rock, Arkansas, U.S.—died April 5,Washington, D.C.), U.S. general who commanded the Southwest Pacific Theatre in World War II, administered postwar Japan during the Allied occupation that followed, and led United Nations forces during the first nine months of the Korean War.

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