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The Resource The general vs. the president : MacArthur and Truman at the brink of nuclear war, H.W. Brands

The general vs. the president : MacArthur and Truman at the brink of nuclear war, H.W. Brands

Label
The general vs. the president : MacArthur and Truman at the brink of nuclear war
Title
The general vs. the president
Title remainder
MacArthur and Truman at the brink of nuclear war
Statement of responsibility
H.W. Brands
Title variation
General versus the president
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From master storyteller and historian H.W. Brands, twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, comes the riveting story of how President Harry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur squared off to decide America's future in the aftermath of World War II
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brands, H. W
Dewey number
973.918092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E814
LC item number
.B73 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Truman, Harry S
  • MacArthur, Douglas
  • Nuclear warfare
  • Presidents
  • Generals
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Cold War
  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
The general vs. the president : MacArthur and Truman at the brink of nuclear war, H.W. Brands
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 404-420) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- Part One. Two Roads up the Mountain -- Part Two. Test of Nerve -- Part Three. An Entirely New War -- Part Four. The General and the President -- Part Five. Fade Away
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
437 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780385540575
Lccn
2016021412
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • ocn935983409
  • (OCoLC)935983409
Label
The general vs. the president : MacArthur and Truman at the brink of nuclear war, H.W. Brands
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 404-420) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- Part One. Two Roads up the Mountain -- Part Two. Test of Nerve -- Part Three. An Entirely New War -- Part Four. The General and the President -- Part Five. Fade Away
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
437 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780385540575
Lccn
2016021412
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • ocn935983409
  • (OCoLC)935983409

Library Locations

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