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

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J.N. Desmarais Library E 745 W45 2007 30007008921917 Circulation (3rd floor) Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780743275279
  • ISBN: 0743275276
  • Physical Description: xvi, 541 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Free Press, c2007.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.: "In the closing days of World War II, America looked up to three five-star generals as its greatest heroes. George C. Marshall, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and Douglas MacArthur personified victory, from the Pentagon to Normandy to the Far East. Counterparts and on occasion competitors, they had leapfrogged each other, sometimes stonewalled each other, even supported and protected each other throughout their celebrated careers. In the public mind they stood for glamour, integrity, and competence. But for dramatic twists of circumstance, all three - rather than only one - might have occupied the White House." "The story of their interconnected lives opens a fascinating window onto some of the twentieth century's most crucial events, revealing the personalities behind the public images and showing how much of a difference three men can make."-- Book jacket.
Subject: MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964.
Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959.
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969.
Generals > United States > Biography.
United States. Army > Biography.
Presidents > United States > Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 > Campaigns.

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