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The biography of General of the Army, Douglas MacArthur
S. L Mayer
by Bison Books
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||167|
Apr 28, · Douglas MacArthur American Warrior Arthur Herman. Random House, New York, , pages. Book Review published on: April 28, If asked to name a twentieth-century American general, many people would focus on Dwight Eisenhower, George Patton, or Douglas MacArthur. American Caesar: Douglas MacArthur, is a biography of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur by American historian William Manchester.. Manchester paints a sympathetic but balanced portrait of MacArthur, praising the general for his military genius, administrative skill, and personal bravery, while criticizing his vanity, paranoia, and tendency toward vintage-memorabilia.com: William Manchester.
Get this from a library! The biography of General of the Army, Douglas MacArthur. [S L Mayer]. Douglas MacArthur (January 26, - April 5, ), was a famous American general who played a prominent role in the Pacific theater of World War II. He was poised to command the invasion of Japan in November but was instead instructed to accept their surrender on September 2, Allegiance: United States Army.
Mar 01, · This is an excellent summary of General MacArthur's life & career from West Point through World War `1, World War 2 & the Korean War. Narrated by . was chief of staff of the United States Army, 21 November October ; stressed Army deficiencies in personnel and materiel, presided over development of plans for industrial mobilization and manpower procurement, established an Air Force headquarters, administered Army control over the Civilian Conservation Corps, and supervised.
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Sep 09, · “No general in American uniform during World War II was more controversial or more idolized than Douglas MacArthur. It takes a rigidly Douglas MacArthur book historian and painstakingly careful research to produce a biography of him that is both balanced and accurate.
Richard B. Frank has succeeded brilliantly.” ―Brian John Murphy, America in WWII/5(14). This is the biography of General Douglas Macarthur, a brilliant military strategist. He was also America's most decorated hero at the end of World War One.
He also served in World War Two, after which he was appointed Supreme Commander Allied Powers during the occupation of Japan. Douglas MacArthur was an American general best known for his command of Allied forces in the Pacific Theater during World War II.
Who Was Douglas MacArthur. After graduating from the United States Born: Jan 26, The biography of General of the Army, Douglas MacArthur. [S L Mayer] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Print book: Biography: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.
Subjects: MacArthur, Douglas, -- Gallery Books, - Political Science - pages. 0 Reviews. Describes the life and personality of General Douglas MacArthur and discusses his military strategies during World War II and the Korean War. From inside the book.
The biography of General of the Army, Douglas MacArthur. Biography of General Douglas MacArthur the visionary general who lead American forces through WWI & II and the Koprean Wars and who foresaw the political shift of importance for America from Europe to the Asian Pacific area.
At pages this is very detailed and comprehensive filled book/5. Douglas MacArthur, –, American general, b. Little Rock, Ark.; son of Arthur MacArthur.
Early Career MacArthur was reared on army posts and attended military school in Texas. At West Point he achieved an outstanding scholastic record, and after graduation () he. Jan 22, · Douglas MacArthur Douglas MacArthur addressing a crowd at Soldier Field, Chicago, following his retirement from the U.S.
Army, April Acme—USIA/U.S. Department of Defense In, andconservative Republican groups tried in vain to obtain MacArthur. Jul 25, · Reminiscences By Douglas Macarthur, General of the Army - Written in His Own Hand, and Finished Only Weeks Before His Death - With Sections of Black & White Photos - /5(10).
This is a brief biographical sketch of the military career of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur. He was a general during World War Two. Biography of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur. The Hardcover of the The Biography of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur by S.
Mayer at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more. B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Author: S. Mayer. Jun 13, · Arthur Herman’s Douglas MacArthur: American Warrior is the best and most comprehensive of those books, and takes its place alongside William Manchester’s American Caesar and Geoffrey Perret’s Old Soldiers Never Die as excellent one-volume biographies of the General.
General Douglas MacArthur: A Biography General Douglas MacArthur, a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, rose to command of the 42nd (“Rainbow”) Division in France during World War I, served as Superintendent at West Point from toand became U.S.
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We sell books and WW2, Civil War & German Memorabilia, Collectibles, Antiques & Militaria in Acworth and online. On December 18,MacArthur was promoted to General of the Army. This occurred one day before Nimitz was raised to Fleet Admiral, making MacArthur the senior commander in the Pacific.
Pressing forward, he opened the invasion of Luzon on January 9,by landing elements of the Sixth Army at Lingayen Gulf. Mar 28, · Herman’s magisterial book spans the full arc of MacArthur’s journey, from his elevation to major general at thirty-eight through his tenure as superintendent of West Point, field marshal of the Philippines, supreme ruler of postwar Japan, and beyond.
Douglas MacArthur was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, on January 26,the descendant of a long line of military men. His father, Arthur MacArthur, was a well-known general. Educated in a random fashion on the rugged Western frontier posts, Douglas MacArthur recalled, "I learned to ride and shoot even before I could read or write.".
A Soldier Speaks: Public Papers and Speeches of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur by Douglas MacArthur avg rating — 3 ratings — published — 2 editions. Mar 04, · Douglas MacArthur: Five-Star U.S. Army General. Learn about the decorated life of General Douglas MacArthur, who fought in World War I.
Douglas MacArthur Biography of Douglas MacArthur General of the Army Douglas MacArthur (26 January – 5 April ) was an American general and field marshal of the Philippine Army who was Chief of Staff of the United States Army during the s and played a prominent role in the Pacific theater during World War II.
BIOGRAPHY OF GENERAL OF THE ARMY, DOUGLAS MACARTHUR S. L. Mayer () $27 Describes the life and personality of General Douglas MacArthur and discusses his military strategies during World War II and the Korean vintage-memorabilia.com Rating: % positive.Douglas MacArthur was born on 26 January in Little Rock Arkansas, one of three sons of Lieutenant General Arthur MacArthur, a recipient of the Medal of Honor during the American Civil War, and Mary Pinkney Hardy from Norfolk in Virginia.Jan 21, · Inhe was made a temporary General of the Army and awarded the Medal of Honor for the Philippine defense.
InMacArthur was Supreme Allied Commander, Japan and a year later was made a permanent General of the Army. InMacArthur was named commander in chief, Far East Command.