Always colorful, always controversial, Douglas MacArthur is one of the dominant characters in American military history. To his admirers, he was the greatest American soldier; to his critics, he was a five-star fake. With unprecedented access to official military records, reports, correspondence and diaries, Geoffrey Perret's groundbreaking biography reveals for the first time a complete and accurate account of MacArthur's tumultuous career, including:•The Pershing-MacArthur feud that cost MacArthur the Medal of Honor in World War I•President Truman's secret plan to fire MacArthur two years before the Korean War• MacArthur's failed presidential ambitions. Unmatched in its candor, authority and insight, this landmark biography charts the brilliant, if flawed, career of a unique American character.
- Blackstone Publishing
- Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC
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Geoffrey Perret (Author)
Geoffrey Perret served in the US Army from 1958 to 1961 and attended the University of Southern California, Harvard, and the University of California at Berkeley. His first book was the award-winning Days of Sadness, Years of Triumph, his account ...