MacArthur and the war against Japan.
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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English


  • MacArthur, Douglas, -- 1880-1964.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Ocean.

Book details:

The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 182 p.
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14497204M
LC Control Number44006879

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  Douglas MacArthur () was a five-star American general who commanded the Southwest Pacific in World War II (), oversaw the successful Allied occupation of postwar Japan . Turning against the Japanese mountain strongholds, MacArthur continued to pour reinforcements onto Luzon, and the land campaign there ultimately evolved into the largest of the Pacific war. MacArthur committed to Luzon ten divisions, two regiments of another division, and .   Seymour Morris Jr. combines political history, military biography, and business management to tell the story of General Douglas MacArthur's tremendous success in rebuilding Japan after World War II in Supreme Commander, a lively, in-depth work of biographical history complementary to The Generals, The Storm of War, and Truman.. He is the most decorated general in American Reviews: The war against Japan, Fighting continued in the peripheral theatres of the Pacific War in , with the Allies pressing their advantage in China, Chiang Kai-shek’s Nationalists, weakened as they were by years of unsuccessful warfare and having also to contend with the increasing strength of the Chinese Communists, were unable to achieve any decisive victories against the.

World War II changed the course of history. Douglas MacArthur changed the course of World War II. MacArthur at War will go deeper into this transformative period of his life than previous biographies, drilling into the military strategy that Walter R. Borneman is so skilled at conveying, and exploring how personality and ego translate into military successes and failures/5(32). The Allied occupation of Japan at the end of World War II was led by General Douglas MacArthur, the Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers, with support from the British in the occupation of Germany, the Soviet Union was allowed little to no influence over foreign presence marks the only time in Japan's history that it has been occupied by a foreign power. Countdown to Hiroshima for August 5, Gen. MacArthur -- No Need to Use Bomb Against Japan 08/05/ am ET Updated For the past several days here, and for more to come, I am counting down the days to the atomic bombing of Japan (August 6 and August 9, ), marking events from the same day in Most notably, General Douglas MacArthur, popularly regarded as the hero and strategic genius of the war against Japan, has been subjected to searching reexamination. Scholars such as D. Clayton James and Carol M. Petillo have questioned MacArthur’s conduct and judgment in a number of key episodes of his career as a theater commander.