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MacArthur and Wainwright : sacrifice of the Philippines /

Statement of responsibility: John Jacob Beck ; foreword by Clare Boothe Luce
by Beck, John Jacob; Luce, Clare Boothe.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Albuquerque, NM : University of New Mexico Press, c1974Description: xix, 302 p. : ill., maps ; 25 x 17 cm.ISBN: 826302823 (hardbound).Subject(s): MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964 | Wainwright, Jonathan Mayhew, 1883-1953 | World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines | American Pacific strategy | American reinforcement of the Philippines | Bataan | Corregidor | Gen. Douglas MacArthur | Philippine defense campaign | Quezon’s neutralization planOnline resources: VIEW PRELIMINARY PAGES General Note(s):
A vivid, day-by-day account of the defeat in the Philippines using previously classified radiograms, which the author quotes in full, tracing the emerging tragedy at the highest policy level. - Roderick HallLanguage/Translation Info: EnglishSummary: Well-researched, readable account of the defense of the Philippines from the perspective of MacArthur, Quezon and Wainwright in the Philippines and the policy makers in Washington D.C. It especially details the decision of the U.S. to write the Philippines off, and the reaction of MacArthur and Quezon (particularly his neutralization plan) to the perceived inaction of Roosevelt and his advisers. Uses previously secret radiograms, citing many in full. - Prof. Ricardo T. Jose List(s) this item appears in: Afterwar: World War II Film Festival and Exhibit
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A vivid, day-by-day account of the defeat in the Philippines using previously classified radiograms, which the author quotes in full, tracing the emerging tragedy at the highest policy level. - Roderick Hall

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