MacArthur and the American century : a reader /Statement of responsibility: edited by William M. Leary.Type: BookPublisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2001Description: xxi, 522 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0803229305 (softbound).Subject(s): MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964 | MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964 -- Influence | United States. Army -- Biography | Generals -- United States -- Biography | United States -- History, Military -- 20th centuryOnline resources: Table of contents | Contributor biographical information | Publisher description
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -504) and index.
Pt. 1. Growth to maturity: Let us remember / Douglas MacArthur -- MacArthur as West Point Superintendent / Stephen A. Ambrose -- Douglas MacArthur / Dwight D. Eisenhower -- The Army and the bonus incident / John W. Killigrew -- The defense of the Philippines / Douglas MacArthur -- Douglas MacArthur and Manuel Quezon : a note on an imperial bond / Carol M. Petillo -- An exchange of opinion / Paul P. Rogers and Carol M. Petillo -- Pt. 2. World War II: The lessons of history / Douglas MacArthur -- Douglas MacArthur and the fall of the Philippines, 1941-1942 / Duncan Anderson -- MacArthur : an Australian perspective / David Horner -- The Army in the Southwest Pacific / Stanley L. Falk -- Douglas MacArthur and the 1944 New Guinea offensivve / Stephen R. Taaffe -- MacArthur's lapses from an envelopment strategy in 1945 / D. Clayton James -- Military intelligence and MacArthur, 1941-1951 : a reappraisal / Edward J. Drea -- MacArthur as maritime strategist / Clark G. Reynolds -- A commentary on Dr. Clark Reynold's paper "MacArthur as Maritime Strategist" / Gerald E. Wheeler -- Pt. 3. Japan: The administration of Japan / Douglas MacArthur -- The late General MacArthur, warts and all / Faubion Bowers -- Success in Japan--despite some human foibles and cultural problems / Robert B. Textor -- MacArthur's Japan : the view from Washington / Michael Schaller -- The occupation of Japan, 1945-1952 / Ikuhiko Hata -- Pt. 4. Korea: Old soldiers never die / Douglas MacArthur -- Inchon : the General's decision / H. Pat Tomlinson -- The Inchon invasion / Karl G. Larew -- Truman and MacArthur : the Wake Island meeting / John Edward Wiltz -- The MacArthur plan / Edgar O'Ballance -- Command crisis : MacArthur and the Korean War / D. Clayton James -- New light on the Korean War / Barton J. Bernstein --Pt. 5. Assessments: Duty, honor, country / Douglas MacArthur -- The MacArthur I know / George C. Kenney -- No substitute for virility : Douglas MacArthur, gender and the culture of militarism / Laura A. Belmonte -- Douglas MacArthur / Norman Cousins -- A unique General : MacArthur of the Pacific / Brian Loring Villa -- A successful postrevisionist synthesis? / Charles M. Dobbs -- Military biography without military history / Russell F. Weigley -- Egotist in uniform / Louis Morton -- Bibliographical essay -- Source acknowledgments -- Index
Illustrations: Capt. Arthur MacArthur family, c. 1887 -- MacArthur as a cadet at West Texas Military Academy, 1896 -- MacArthur after returning from France, 1919 -- MacArthur as superintendent of West Point, c1921 -- MacArthur directs troops against the Bonus Expeditionary Force, July 1932 -- Manuel Quezon makes MacArthur a field marshal in the Philippine army, August 1937 -- Gen. Thomas Blamey, MacArthur, and Prime Minister John Curtin, c. June 1942 -- MacArthur at Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, December 1942 -- MacArthur, President Roosevelt, and Adm. Chester Nimitz, July 1944 -- MacArthur lands at Leyte, October 1944 -- MacArthur in front of his personal airplane, Bataan, 1944 -- American flag raised on Corregidor, March 1945 -- MacArthur on the balcony of his office at city hall in Manila, August 1945 -- MacArthur signs surrender document on USS Missouri, September 1945 -- MacArthur's first meeting with Emperor Hirohito, September 1945 -- MacArthur greets Dr. Syngman Rhee, February 1950 -- MacArthur and Chiang Kai-shek on Taiwan, July 1950 -- MacArthur with General Collins, Admiral Sherman, and Admiral Radford, August 1950 -- MacArthur views enemy dead following Inchon landing, September 1950 -- MacArthur and Lt. Gen. Walton H. Walker, 1950 -- MacArthur and President Truman, October 1950 -- MacArthur addresses joint session of Congress, April 1951 -- MacArthur and his wife and son, summer 1951 -- MacArthur and President Kennedy, December 1961 -- MacArthur reviews Corps of Cadets, May 1962 -- MacArthur at his final birthday reunion dinner, January 1964
Maps: The United States superimposed on the Southwest Pacific Area -- New Guinea -- The Philippines -- Korea