Truman and MacArthur : Policy, Politics, and the Hunger for Honor and Renown
By: Pearlman, Michael D.Material type: BookSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, 2008Description: 1 online resource (377 p.).ISBN: 9780253000187.Subject(s): Korean War, 1950-1953 | Truman, Harry SGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Truman and MacArthur : Policy, Politics, and the Hunger for Honor and RenownDDC classification: 951.904/24092273 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; List of Abbreviations; 1 Truman and MacArthur, before Korea; 2 Defense Policy on the Eve of the Korean War; 3 The War against North Korea:From Commitment to the Pusan Perimeter; 4 The War against North Korea:From Inchon to the Yalu River; 5 The War against China: Winter 1950 to Spring 1951; 6 Truman Fires MacArthur; 7 Public Verdict and Consequences:Military and Political, Home and Abroad; 8 Ending the War without Truman or MacArthur; 9 Truman and MacArthur:Summary, Conclusion, and Postscript; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index
Truman and MacArthur offers an objective and comprehensive account of the very public confrontation between a sitting president and a well-known general over the military's role in the conduct of foreign policy. In November 1950, with the army of the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea mostly destroyed, Chinese military forces crossed the Yalu River. They routed the combined United Nations forces and pushed them on a long retreat down the Korean peninsula. Hoping to strike a decisive blow that would c
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