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Author Brands, H. W., author.

Title The General vs. the President : MacArthur and Truman at the brink of nuclear war / H.W. Brands.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Doubleday, [2016]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  973.918092 BRA    AVAILABLE
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Description 437 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Summary Traces the story of how President Harry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur confronted each other's oppositional stances for America's future in the aftermath of World War II.
Subject Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 -- Political and social views.
MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964 -- Political and social views.
Nuclear warfare -- Government policy -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
Generals -- United States -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Influence.
Cold War -- Political aspects -- United States.
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Diplomatic history.
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- China.
United States -- Military policy.
Added Title General versus the President
ISBN 9780385540575
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