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William Manchester has written a informative and entertaining biography of Douglas MacArthur.
Having read the biographies of Patton, Eisenhower and Churchill I decided to embark on reading American Caesar, the biography of General of the Army, Douglas McArthur.
Despite these lapses, the book is a good read and gives great insight not only to the subject, but to the times as well.
Gotta admit Manchester studied personalities as well as any historianPublished 6 days ago by David R. Jackson
William Manchester is a great writer and historian. He has written on many topics, and American Caesar is recognized as one of the great sources regarding General Douglas... Read morePublished 16 days ago by James Kenney
After reading the three volumes by Manchester on Churchill including the war in Europe, I was enthralled by this story of MacArthur and the war in the Pacific.Published 20 days ago by robb
I got 100 pages in before I stopped reading. While clearly a well written book, I wasn't pulled in. (This might reflect my mood and external circumstances, and not necessarily the... Read morePublished 23 days ago by Christopher Ammons
This is a daunting read but well researched and informative. This is my first biography of MacArthur; it may well be my last since e author has attempted neither to vilify nor... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Daniel J. Trate
I have been reading this book as a night reading before bed, and it is an excellent record and biography of General Macarthur. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Fabio Brocco
Wonderful book. Very well written. A complex man but portrayed objectively.Published 1 month ago by judith hill