15 Stars: Eisenhower, MacArthur, Marshall: Three Generals Who Saved the American Century

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Documents the historical contributions of and relationship among three five-star generals who were pivotal to the evolution of World War II, describing their wartime and peacetime achievements, from MacArthur's and Marshall's respective efforts to rebuild Japan and Europe to Eisenhower's presidency and postwar leadership. 35,000 first printing.

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Stanley Weintraub is Evan Pugh Professor Emeritus of Arts and Humanities at Penn State University and the author of notable histories and biographies including 11 Days in December, Silent Night: The Story of the World War I Christmas Truce, MacArthur's War, Long Day's Journey into War, and A Stillness Heard Round the World: The End of the Great War. He lives in Newark, Delaware.

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aIn "15 Stars," Weintraub hooks the reader earlya] One can clearly see Weintraubas penchant for finding greatness and hope wrapped within the darkness of war.a
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?[An] object lesson in how even the most iron-willed president must always have strong, independent-minded commanders and, no less important, be willing to listen intently to them.?
?"New York Times Book Review"

?[A] stormy tale.?
?"Washington Post Book World"

?An interesting portrait of America's most prominent modern generals.?
?"Desert Morning News" (Salt Lake City, UT)

?In "15 Stars", Weintraub hooks the reader early? One can clearly see Weintraub's penchant for finding greatness and hope wrapped within the darkness of war.?
?"News Journal" (Wilmington, DE)

?A well-researched book that thoroughly examines the lives of three American military icons.?
?"BookPage"

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