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, ...Read MoreInspiring, 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."Read Less
Good in Good jacket. 793 pages. Book and Jacket are both in Good condition. There is some light shelf and reading wear, but still a presentable copy. This Book Presents MacArthur In All His Glory, Complexity And Contradiction.
Good. No Dust Jacket. 793 pages. Minor shelf wear to lower cover edges. Chronology lists on endpapers front and rear. Some light markings to pages. Minor foxing to outer page edges. Black and white photographs. Copy itself is neat and clean. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; History; ISBN: 0091365007. ISBN/EAN: 9780091365004. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 160160.
D/w/ torn, wear on edge of boards. Marks on edges. Good. Political & Biographies-General The life of General Douglas MacArthur, the outstanding American general of the 20th Century. A hero in WWI, in WWII he commanded US and Allied formations in the SW Pacific and Philippine Campaigns. American Viceroy of post-war Japan and, later, commander of the UN forces in Korea, he was a passionate disbeliever in war and, on his deathbead, he begged Lyndon B. Johnson to stay out of the Vietnam conflict. This is an excellent study of a remarkable military leader. UL-XXXXXX. xvii + 793pp, photos.
Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. xvii,793p.,p. of plates : ill., maps(1 col), ports. ; 24 cm. Includes: illustrations, maps, portraits, plates. Text on lining papers. Originally published: Boston, Mass. : Little, Brown, 1978. Bibliography: p.745-762. - Includes index.
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