In the Time of the Americans: FDR, Truman, Eisenhower, Marshall, MacArthur--the Generation that Changed America's Role in the World
Coming of age during World War I and attaining their finest hour in World War II and the Cold War, these men--FDR, Truman, Eisenhower, Marshall, MacArthur--transformed America from an isolated frontier nation into a global superpower. As he tells their stories, Fromkin, author of A Peace to End All Peace, shows how this generation not only made America great but largely succeeded in making it a force for good.
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IN THE TIME OF THE AMERICANS: FDR, Truman, Eisenhower, Marshall, MacArthur--The Generation That Changed America's Role in the WorldUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
A fluid account of five men who helped shape the American Century. Fromkin (History/Boston Univ.; A Peace to End All Peace, 1989) examines global geopolitics, focusing on five military and political ... Read full review
In the time of the Americans: FDR, Truman, Eisenhower, Marshall, MacArthur--the generation that changed America's role in the worldUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
The generation born in the 1880s came of age in the cataclysm of World War I, bore the brunt of leading our nation in World War II, and laid the ground rules for the Cold War. Although this generation ... Read full review