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Truman and Macarthur: Adversaries for a Common Cause By Donald J. Farinnaci
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This book tells a story of events which occurred during a brief but momentous period in American history, involving two extraordinary men, President Harry S. Truman and General of the Army Douglas... More > MacArthur. The story tells of their interaction during a time of grave national crisis, how they veered badly off course and ultimately collided head-on. It was a collision which both altered the course of history and irreparably changed their personal destinies. Included are details of the Korean War during the 1950-51 period. 80 photos, 6 maps, 1 ill., 6 documents.< Less
Truman and MacArthur: Adversaries for a Common Cause By Donald J. Farinacci
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This book tells a story of events which occurred during a brief but momentous period in American history, involving two extraordinary men, President Harry S. Truman and General of the Army Douglas... More > MacArthur. The story tells of their interaction during a time of grave national crisis, how they veered badly off course and ultimately collided head-on. It was a collision which both altered the course of history and irreparably changed their personal destinies. Included are details of the Korean War during the 1950-51 period. 80 photos, 6 maps, 1 ill., 6 documents.< Less
Follow The Rain By Drew MacArthur
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Kayla Hayes leads an ordinary life. In fact, her life seemed almost perfect until life itself turned against her. With her twin sister gone and left alone in a darkness she can't seem to escape,... More > Kayla learns the value of living when life fails you.< Less
DIG ANOTHER GRAVE: BAD GENERALS AND THE HAVOC THEY CAUSE By ORR KELLY
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In a series of brief, fast-moving accounts, "Bad Generals" tells how 11 generals and one admiral cost the lives of millions of their own men and innocent civilians through everything from... More > glory seeking to downright incompetence. No one is spared: Among those whose stories are told here are Eisenhower, Grant, Rommel and MacArthur.< Less
Bataan Death March - The Story of Leroy Sheets By ALBERT Rayl
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This is the story of a young man from the Texas Panhandle from a very large family that joined the Army in July 1941 and died in a Japanese POW Camp after the Bataan Death March
We Have Had Our Last Chance By Gerald Flurry, Philadelphia Church of God
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It has often been said that those who fail to learn from history are destined to repeat it. In this concise, hard-hitting booklet about General Douglas MacArthur and his experiences during World War... More > II, lessons abound. But have we learned from those lessons? In this booklet: • Betrayal in the Pacific • Every Filipino Deceived • Fighting for Time • President Quezon Pleads • Lost World View • "I Shall Return" • We Have Had Our Last Chance< Less
Our Jungle Road to Tokyo By Robert L. Eichelberger
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Our Jungle Road to Tokyo is the dazzling account of how US and Allied forces overcame incredible odds to rout invading Japanese from entrenched positions deep in the mountain jungles of Papua New... More > Guinea. Battles take place in swamps, impassable vegetation, coconut plantations with invisible snipers buried in tree roots, hill-sides riddled with pill-boxes and underground bunkers impervious to artillery and mortar. It is a detailed, autobiographical report from a leading architect of the Southwest Pacific Campaign, General Robert Eichelberger, who took his orders directly from Big Chief himself, General Douglas MacArthur. The action begins in earnest with MacArthur’s chilling directive to Eichelberger regarding the recapturing of Buna, on Papua’s north coast: “Take Buna, Bob, or don’t come back alive.”< Less
Our Jungle Road to Tokyo By Robert L. Eichelberger
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Our Jungle Road to Tokyo is the dazzling account of how US and Allied forces overcame incredible odds to rout invading Japanese from entrenched positions deep in the mountain jungles of Papua New... More > Guinea. Battles take place in swamps, impassable vegetation, coconut plantations with invisible snipers buried in tree roots, hillsides riddled with pill-boxes and maze-like underground bunkers impervious to artillery and mortar. It is a detailed, autobiographical report from a leading architect of the Southwest Pacific Campaign, General Robert Eichelberger, who took his orders directly from Big Chief himself, General Douglas MacArthur. The action begins in earnest with MacArthur’s chilling directive to Eichelberger regarding the recapturing of Buna, on Papua’s north coast: “Take Buna, Bob, or don’t come back alive.”< Less
The Battling Bastards of Bataan: A Chronology By John G. Doll
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Merriam Press Military Monograph Series. Eighth Edition 2017. Extremely detailed day-by-day chronological history of the entire campaign in the Philippines during the first six months after... More > America’s entry into the war. Considerable information on units, personalities, combat, and more. Allows you to follow the conduct of the entire campaign in context, and to more easily relate this slice of World War II with other aspects of the war at the same time. Contents: Dedication; Introduction; December 1941; January 1942; February 1942; March 1942; April 1942; May and June 1942; Epilogue; Bibliography. 119 photos/illustrations, 27 maps.< Less
Let Slip the Dogs of War: A Memoir of the 1st Raider Company, Korea, 1950–51 By John W. Connor
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Merriam Press Korean War Series. A few weeks after North Korea invaded the South, a Provisional Raider Co. was created to blow up bridges and railway tunnels behind enemy lines. Of 800 volunteers,... More > 115 made the cut, enduring weeks of grueling training. Raiders went ashore at Inchon with the Marines, and X Corps at Wonsan. They conducted long-range intelligence-gathering patrols in which they also inserted and removed Korean agents. During the Chosin Reservoir campaign they took and held open the mountain passes for the withdrawal of the Marines and the 7th Division. The Raiders were evacuated from North Korea on 14 Dec 1950, and assigned anti-guerrilla activities in South Korea. At Chang-to they were cut off and surrounded by two North Korean regiments. On 1 Apr 1951, all Ranger and Special Operations units were disbanded because the army high command believed they were not being utilized properly. This is their story, as told by a member of the unit. 32 photos, 7 documents.< Less