Old Soldiers Never Die: The Life of Douglas MacArthur

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Random House, 1996 - Biography & Autobiography - 663 pages
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In the first cradle-to-grave biography of MacArthur in nearly 20 years, Perret reveals new information and offers fresh insights into this landmark figure of American history. From his obsessive interest in becoming the most highly decorated soldier in American history to his disastrous flirtation with presidential politics, MacArthur is revealed, warts and all. of photos.

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In telling the story of MacArthur's rise through two world wars and the Korean War to his dismissal by President Truman, Perret (There's a War To Be Won, LJ 9/15/91) describes an intellectual who ... Read full review

Contents

The Happiest Years
13
The Corps and the Corps and the Corps
28
A Tragic Joke
47
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

Geoffrey Perret was educated at Harvard University and the University of California at Berkeley. He was enlisted in the U.S. Army for three years. He lives in England with his wife.

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