General Maxwell Taylor: The Sword and the Pen

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Doubleday Religious Publishing Group, 1989 - Biography & Autobiography - 457 pages
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The son of the distinguished general profiles his father's long career and his key role in such events as the Vietnam War, nuclear retaliation, and the Bay of Pigs invasion

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General Maxwell Taylor: the sword and the pen

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Taylor, a retired government official and author of two other successful biographies, offers a study of his famous father that is no mere exercise in filial piety. The younger Taylor brings sound ... Read full review


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About the author (1989)

John M. Taylor is the author a number of history books, including "Duty Faithfully Performed: Robert E. Lee and His Critics" (Brassey's, Inc., 1999). He is also a contributor to many popular history magazines including "American Heritage, Military History Quarterly", and "Civil War Times". He lives in McLean, Virginia.

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