American Caesar: Douglas MacArthur, 1880-1964

Finalist, National Book Awards 1979 for Biography And Autobiography

ISBN 9780316024747
Back Bay Books | Dell
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Inspiring, outrageous… A thundering paradox of a man. Douglas MacArthur, one of only five men in history to have achieved the rank of General of the United States Army. He served in World Wars I, II, and the Korean War, and is famous for stating that “in war, there is no substitute for victory.” American Caesar examines the exemplary army career, the stunning successes (and lapses) on the battlefield, and the turbulent private life of the soldier-hero whose mystery and appeal created a uniquely American legend. (Back Bay Books)