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A Time for Giants: Politics of the American High Command in World War II

James, D. Clayton, and Wells, Anne Sharp

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ISBN 10: 0531150461 / ISBN 13: 9780531150467
Published by Franklin Watts, New York, 1987
Condition: very good, good
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24 cm, 317, illus., notes, bibliography, index, front DJ flap price clipped, small tear at top edge of DJ. A good study of how America's top military leaders attained high rank during WWII. Bookseller Inventory # 21402

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Title: A Time for Giants: Politics of the American ...

Publisher: Franklin Watts, New York

Publication Date: 1987

Book Condition: very good, good

Edition: First Printing.

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Looks at the careers of Eisenhower, Bradley, Marshall, Clark, Halsey, Stilwell, MacArthur, and Patton, and explains how they were selected for leadership positions without combat experience

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James, best known for his definitive three-volume biography of Douglas MacArthur, integrates archival research and an encyclopedic knowlede of published sources in this unique survey. It focuses on the men who held posts above the field army/fleet level. Scholars and general readers alike will admire James's ability to summarize without becoming superificial and to analyze without becoming judgmental. While recognizing tensions and antagonisms among his protagonists, James accurately stresses an underlying consensus of goals and attitudes. Even such controversial figures as MacArthur and Mark Clark emerge as ulimately more concerned with winning the war than with feeding their egos. Dennis E. Showalter, History Dept., Colorado Coll., Colorado Springs
Copyright 1987 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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