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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.
I found it to en be extremely thorough without being boring. A fascinating life! Not just for lovers of military history.Published 12 days ago by Edwin Ortiz
I was first introduced to William Manchester when I read his wonderful three volume series of the life of Winston Churchill. Read morePublished 14 days ago by Clem
This book gives you not only the facts but an insight into the last American soldier/statesman our country will know. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Tom Trost
Another Manchester masterpiece. Brings MacArthur to life, warts and all. Hard to put down and stays with you long after you've finished reading it.Published 26 days ago by Pete L.
This book should probably fall under the must-read category for World War Two readers. Author William Manchester is perhaps best remembered for his two volume biography of Winston... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Gregory Hope
Possibly the greatest General that ever lived. This book is a no holds barred look into the genius of a man that was born to lead troops into battle but also shows the flaws of one... Read morePublished 1 month ago by James R Mires
General Douglas MacArthur was one of the greatest men of the 20th Century the Viceroy of Japan who helped rebuild modern Japan and wrote the Japanese constitution which they abide... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Alan J Beals
A great book about a great American figure, who was more tragic than great because of his imperiousness and ego. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Steven E. Sanderson