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MacArthur was not only a lean, chiseled military genius and master of strategy; he also suffered unexplained lapses. For example, he knew of the Pearl Harbor attack but neglected to deploy his Philippine air force, a failure which resulted in its total destruction. And the success of his Inchon invasion was all but undone by the Chinese hordes that later swarmed across the Yalu--a response easily predicted, disastrously ignored.
"AMERICAN CAESAR is gracefully written, impeccably researched and scrupulous in every way...a thrilling and profoundly ponderable piece of work." (Newsweek)
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13 1.5-hour cassettesAbout the Author:
WILLIAM MANCHESTER (1922-2004) was a professor emeritus of history at Wesleyan University. His best-selling books included The Last Lion, a multivolume biography of Winston Churchill, and American Caesar, a biography of Douglas MacArthur.
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Book Description Dell Books, 1979. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110440104130
Book Description Dell Books, 1979. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0440104130