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William Manchester has written a informative and entertaining biography of Douglas MacArthur.
I highly recommend this book for anyone with any interest in military history or 20th century American history.
The book is written with obviously meticulous scholarship, insightful analysis, and crisp, sparkling prose.
Gen MacArthur's life spanned a unique part of America's history. To nit know that part or how the General and America connect is to be perilously ignorant. Read morePublished 1 month ago by C. Lance Barnett
William Manchester, now deceased, is a highly regarded writer and historian. This book is a fine example of his best work. Read morePublished 1 month ago by steve
I have read McArthur's autobiography and at least one other. This is the most complete biography of McArthur, one of the greatest generals of all times and certainly the greatest... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Thousand Oaks PC Club
A first rate story of the general often overlooked. From the earliest days a commander in the Greeat War to dismissal from Korea. We see a brilliant warrior. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mike
MacArthur was a magnificent leader and general. He ultimately outgrew the times and the way of doing things. Read morePublished 1 month ago by richard e whitelock
Thoroughly enjoyable read of the life of Douglas MacArthur. The scholarship of the writing is outstanding, and the detail to the intrepid points of significance in the General's... Read morePublished 1 month ago by mtebbano
This book fascinated me. I'm not a Douglas MacArthur history buff but was actually given this book by a co-worker. Read morePublished 2 months ago by KPsquared+1
The story revolves around this one man and his life which was very interesting and how he accomplished what he did while he was here. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Kindle Customer