Louise cromwell brooks (september 24, 1890 - may 30, 1965) was an american socialite whose four marriages included seven years as the first wife of general douglas macarthur she was considered one of washington's most beautiful and attractive young women. Virtually all americans above a certain age hold strong opinions about douglas macarthur endowed with arrogance, great charm, an iron will, and a soaring intellect, general macarthur was a fascinating paradox: a man whose character was elevated by his vision but destroyed by his own tragic flaws. American caesar is a definitive biography of douglas macarthur it will satisfy any reader who wants to know more about the general's professional and private life the coverage of macarthur's role in world war ii is excellent.
That is the price the author pays for presenting macarthur as he was: simultaneously hateful and inspiring, direct and untrustworthy, realistic and obsessively romantic in this review american caesar: douglas macarthur, 1880-1964. Macarthur, the public figure, the private man, the soldier-hero whose mystery and appeal created a uniquely american legend, portrayed in a brilliant biography that will challenge the cherished myths of admirers and critics alike synopsis may belong to another edition of this title. Review of: american caesar douglas macarthur 1880-1964, by william manchester hardback hardcover - 1978 from his birth in 1880 to his death in 1964 general douglas macarthur lived an incredible life as a warrior scholar.
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American caesar: douglas macarthur, 1880-1964 is a 1978 biography of general of the army douglas macarthur by american historian william manchester manchester paints a sympathetic but balanced portrait of macarthur, praising the general for his military genius, administrative skill, and personal bravery, while criticizing his vanity, paranoia. American caesar: douglas macarthur, 1880-1964 - 1st us edition/1st printing manchester, william published by little, brown and company, boston and toronto (1978. Macarthur, the public figure, the private man, the soldier-hero whose mystery and appeal created a uniquely american legend, portrayed in a biography that will challenge the cherished myths of admirers and critics alike retre macarthur, the public figure, the private man, the soldier-hero whose. Thinking of creating a website google sites is a free and easy way to create and share webpages. Review of american caesar: douglas macarthur 1880-1964 by william manchester i say, it is the everlasting privilege of the foolish to be governed by the wise to be guided in the right path by those who know it better than they.
45 out of 5 stars - american caesar - douglas macarthur, 1880-1964 by william manchester (1978. American caesar - douglas macarthur, 1880-1964 by william manchester hc 1978 military & war 1978 hardcover 45 out of 5 stars - american caesar - douglas macarthur, 1880-1964 by william manchester hc 1978. American caesar: douglas macarthur 1880 - 1964 by william manchester inspiring, outrageous a thundering paradox of a mandouglas macarthur, one of only five men in history to have achieved the rank of general of the united states army. American caesar, douglas macarthur, 1880-1964 summary american caesar by william manchester is the biography of general douglas macarthur macarthur served in world war i and was in command of the pacific in world war ii.
American caesar by william manchester is the biography of general douglas macarthur macarthur served in world war i and was in command of the pacific in world war ii he was one of the most decorated men in united states history and was either loved or hated by the people few people were neutral. An outstanding work from the great william manchester,one of the most significant authors of the last century,this tells of the life and achievements of american five star general douglas macarthur,a man who can be credited,if thats the appropriate word for you,with helping create the world we live in today. Celebrated historian winston groom tells the intertwined and uniquely american tales of george patton, douglas macarthur, and george marshall - from the world war i battle that shaped them to their greatest achievement: leading the allies to victory in world war ii.