From Publishers Weekly
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If you want to read good history (not great) you need to pick this book up.
An extensive discussion of General MacArthur's achievements during World War I as well as his disputes with General Pershing.
Overall, Perret's book gives the impression of being solid information about a man who was great in his field.
Well written and very interesting. Appears to me to be an unbiased and accurate biography of a man who seems no longer to be quite the legend he was during, and immediately after,... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Dr. R. Donald McAfee
Highly recommend this book as a definitive biography of Gen. Douglas MacArthur. Well-writtem and excellent pictures.Published 4 months ago by Mary M. Marty
If you like reading about men who changed our world. This is a great read.Published 8 months ago by SirPaul77
American generals tend to come in two flavors: modest (Zachary Taylor, Grant, Sherman, Bradley) and flamboyant (Winfield Scott, McClellan, Patton, Schwarzkopf). Read morePublished 11 months ago by Jonathan Baum
I purchased this book as a gift for my brother, so I am not familiar with the author or if this is well written and factual. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Terry Bird
Geoffrey Perret has written a highly interesting account of General Douglas MacArthur's life. It is very detailed in its approach.Published 19 months ago by D. Beach
a great tribute to a great legend. one of the greatest legends in US history. a must read for someone interested in the heroes of our time.Published on March 9, 2013 by Rouzbeh K. Kordestani
This vender shipped a wonderful product. It was in great condition, better than I expected. I am enjoying the book as I read and will cherish it on my shelf in my collection!Published on January 10, 2013 by Lord Michael