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Author Book : Douglas MacArthur
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Prophet or anachronism? Romantic hero or vain mountebank? MacArthur is an American icon-and fashioned himself as such. Now, more than half a century after his death, Arthur Herman finds new sources and delivers a biography of MacArthur that peels back the layers of myth, both pro and con, and exposes the marrow of the man beneath. Douglas MacArthur's life spanned the emergence of the American army as a global fighting force. Its history is to a great degree his story, from his early heroism on the battlefields of World War I, to his command of the Pacific in World War II, to his contentious leadership in the Korean War. More than any previous biographer, Herman shows how MacArthur's strategic vision helped shape several decades of U.S. foreign policy-in war and in peace.

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Genre Book : Generals
Author Book : Arthur Herman
Publisher : Random House Trade Paperbacks
Release Book : 2017-02-05
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ISBN-10 : 9780812985108


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Buhite offers a trenchant evaluation of Douglas MacArthur's career in East Asia and his role in some of the most important military and diplomatic issues of the twentieth century. Concise and highly readable, this biography of one of the most influential and controversial agents of American foreign and military policy considers diplomatic fact in light of psychological insight. A must read for those interested in diplomatic and military history.

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Genre Book : History
Author Book : Russell D. Buhite
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Release Book : 2008-04-18
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ISBN-10 : 9780742577398


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General-of-the-Army Douglas MacArthur was a complex man whose behaviors seem contradictory on the surface. In fact, he demonstrated an enduring pattern of perceiving, relating to, and thinking about himself and his environment. This consistent personality is evident across a wide range of social and personal contexts and can be traced back to his developmental childhood and adolescent years. This research recounts MacArthur’s personality development from childhood, investigates his last military campaign, and, finally, applies the diagnosis of narcissistic personality disorder to the assembled data. Upon reflection, MacArthur’s apparent behavioral inconsistencies are reconciled within this clinical framework. Finally, organizational, heuristic and predictive implications are drawn from this research. Academic and operational military uses are suggested.

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Genre Book : History
Author Book : Col. Lowell L. Snitchler USAF
Publisher : Pickle Partners Publishing
Release Book : 2015-11-06
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ISBN-10 : 9781786252227


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General Douglas MacArthur has been hailed as the greatest soldier in American history. While not everyone would agree with that assessment, there is no question that MacArthur played a prominent role in the emergence of the United States as a world power in the twentieth century. A distinguished combat soldier during World War I and an innovative educator at West Point in the 1920s, MacArthur became the army's chief of staff during the Great Depression. He went abroad in the 1930s to prepare the Philippines for war. His stand against the Japanese following Pearl Harbor made him a national hero, and his subsequent campaign against Japanese forces in the Southwest Pacific only added to his reputation. The Korean War gave MacArthur a final opportunity to display his military skills. MacArthur and the American Century assembles for the first time a nuanced and full scrutiny of MacArthur's entire career. Essays by such experts as Stanley L. Falk and D. Clayton James accompany materials by Dwight D. Eisenhower and MacArthur himself, providing analysis and evaluation of the immense impact this dramatic figure had on war, peace, and the American imagination.

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Genre Book : History
Author Book : William M. Leary
Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
Release Book : 2001-01-01
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ISBN-10 : 0803280203


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Author Book : Armin H. Meyer (1914)
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ISBN-10 : OCLC:1193027201


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Author Book : Earle Rice
Publisher : Infobase Publishing
Release Book : 2009-01-01
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ISBN-10 : 9781438103266


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Provides a balanced analysis of MacArthur's oratory from his "Old Soldiers Never Die" speech to the platitudes of his 1952 Republican convention address.

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Genre Book : History
Author Book : Bernard K. Duffy
Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
Release Book : 1997
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ISBN-10 : 0313291489


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Inspiring, outrageous... A thundering paradox of a man. Douglas MacArthur, one of only five men in history to have achieved the rank of General of the United States Army. He served in World Wars I, II, and the Korean War, and is famous for stating that "in war, there is no substitute for victory." AMERICAN CAESAR exaines the exemplary army career, the stunning successes (and lapses) on the battlefield, and the turbulent private life of the soldier-hero whose mystery and appeal created a uniquely American legend.

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Genre Book : Biography & Autobiography
Author Book : William Manchester
Publisher : Back Bay Books
Release Book : 2008-05-12
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ISBN-10 : 0316032425


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"In reaching his conclusions about U.S. foreign policy. Sarantakes uses recently declassified documents to craft a careful consideration of America's larger strategic purposes. His examination of the American administration of Okinawa and the problems it posed for relations between the two nations focuses on their interaction "on the ground" in the Ryuku Islands. Several factors caused the Americans to falter, while Okinawan and Japanese resistance helped speed along the return of the islands."--BOOK JACKET.

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Genre Book : History
Author Book : Nicholas Evan Sarantakes
Publisher : Texas A&M University Press
Release Book : 2000
Download Book : 264 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0890969698