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The Most Dangerous Man in America : The Making of Douglas MacArthur
by Mark Perry


Overview - At times, even his admirers seemed unsure of what to do with General Douglas MacArthur. Imperious, headstrong, and vain, MacArthur matched an undeniable military genius with a massive ego and a rebellious streak that often seemed to destine him for the dustbin of history.  Read more...

 
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Overview
At times, even his admirers seemed unsure of what to do with General Douglas MacArthur. Imperious, headstrong, and vain, MacArthur matched an undeniable military genius with a massive ego and a rebellious streak that often seemed to destine him for the dustbin of history. Yet despite his flaws, MacArthur is remembered as a brilliant commander whose combined-arms operation in the Pacificthe first in the history of warfaresecured America s triumph in World War II and changed the course of history.
In "The Most Dangerous Man in America," celebrated historian Mark Perry examines how this paradox of a man overcame personal and professional challenges to lead his countrymen in their darkest hour. As Perry shows, Franklin Roosevelt and a handful of MacArthur s subordinates made this feat possible, taming MacArthur, making him useful, and finally making him victorious. A gripping, authoritative biography of the Pacific Theater s most celebrated and misunderstood commander, "The Most Dangerous Man in America" reveals the secrets of Douglas MacArthur s successand the incredible efforts of the men who made it possible.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780465051687
  • ISBN-10: 0465051685
  • Publisher: Basic Books
  • Publish Date: April 2015
  • Page Count: 416


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