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15 stars : Eisenhower, MacArthur, Marshall : three generals who saved the American century / Stanley Weintraub.

By: Weintraub, Stanley, 1929-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: HIST E 2008 666709Publication: New York : NAL Caliber, 2008Description: xiv, 541 p., [16] p. of plates : ill.Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 2007.ISBN: 9780451223920; 0451223926.Subject(s): MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964 | Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959 | Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 | United States. Army -- Biography | Generals -- United States -- Biography | Presidents -- United States -- Biography | World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns
Contents:
Preface : intersected lives -- "Our tails are in the air" -- Managing the shop -- Sea changes -- Dreaming of commands -- Counterparts -- Turning to offense -- Running a war, and running for office -- The best man -- Goodenough Island to Grosvenor Square -- "A satisfactory foothold" -- Victory delayed -- Reclaiming the lost ground -- The end of the end -- Postwar postings -- Postwar bureaucracies -- MacArthur's war and Eisenhower's peace -- General to president -- Fading away -- Afterword : opportunity, celebrity, personality.
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Reprint. Originally published: 2007.

Includes index.

Preface : intersected lives -- "Our tails are in the air" -- Managing the shop -- Sea changes -- Dreaming of commands -- Counterparts -- Turning to offense -- Running a war, and running for office -- The best man -- Goodenough Island to Grosvenor Square -- "A satisfactory foothold" -- Victory delayed -- Reclaiming the lost ground -- The end of the end -- Postwar postings -- Postwar bureaucracies -- MacArthur's war and Eisenhower's peace -- General to president -- Fading away -- Afterword : opportunity, celebrity, personality.

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