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The general vs. the president : MacArthur and Truman at the brink of nuclear war

by Brands, H. W. (Author)

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"From master storyteller and historian H.W. Brands, twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, comes the riveting story of how President Harry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur squared off to decide America's future in the aftermath of World War II. At the height of the Korean War, President Harry... Full description

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Table of Contents:
  • Prologue
  • Part One. Two Roads up the Mountain
  • Part Two. Test of Nerve
  • Part Three. An Entirely New War
  • Part Four. The General and the President
  • Part Five. Fade Away.
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