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MacArthur and defeat in the Philippines

Statement of responsibility: Richard Connaughton
by Connaughton, Richard.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Woodstock, NY : Overlook Press, c2001Description: xvi, 394 p. : ill., maps ; 24 x 16 cm.ISBN: 1585671185 (hardbound).Subject(s): MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964 | World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- PhilippinesOnline resources: VIEW PRELIMINARY PAGES General Note(s):
A fascinating study of Douglas MacArthur and the crisis of leadership, as well as a focused study of one of the pivotal moments in World War II. - Roderick HallLanguage/Translation Info: EnglishSummary: Researched and documented account of MacArthur’s campaign to defend the Philippines from December 1941 to May 1942, including a discussion of pre-war plans by both US and Philippine Commonwealth governments. The author, a British military historian, concentrates on the period until MacArthur’s departure from the Philippines in March 1942. He points out errors of judgment and professional lapses on MacArthur’s part which led to the defeat. - Prof. Ricardo T. Jose List(s) this item appears in: Afterwar: World War II Film Festival and Exhibit
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D 767.4 .C596 2001 (Browse shelf) Item withdrawn 13593

A fascinating study of Douglas MacArthur and the crisis of leadership, as well as a focused study of one of the pivotal moments in World War II. - Roderick Hall

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