Reminiscences

Reminiscences Written in his own hand and finished only weeks before his death, Gen Douglas MacArthur s memoir spansthan half a century of modern history His vantage point at center stage during major controversies of the twentieth century enabled him to present unique views of the conflicts in which he played a vital role No soldier in modern time has beenadmired or reviled Liberator of the Philippines, shogun of Occupied Japan, victor of the Battle of Inchon, the general was a national hero when suddenly relieved of his command by President Truman His supporters believe his genius for command and ability to implement that command by strategy stand as landmarks in military history His critics are not so kind, calling him a gigantic ego paying homage to himself in this book Decade by decade, battlefield by battlefield, this self portrait is a moving final testament to a life of service that began at West Point and continued in Vera Cruz during the Mexican uprisings and throughout the world wars Appointed Supreme Commander of Allied Forces in the Pacific, MacArthur was the architect of the campaign to drive the Japanese from their strongholds at Bataan, Corregidor, and New Guinea His recounting of World War II is dramatically punctuated with intimate portraits of key personalities and insights into his stand on controversial issues Although the autobiography was writtenthan thirty years ago, it continues to be a valuable document of the period. Read Reminiscences Author Douglas MacArthur – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

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  • Paperback
  • 472 pages
  • Reminiscences
  • Douglas MacArthur
  • English
  • 10 January 2018
  • 1557504830

13 thoughts on “Reminiscences

  1. says:

    Some readers say he was arrogantI say he was accomplished He was the George Washington of our times Really a day to day memoir of a true patriot functioning under restraints of inept political leaders while bringing post war Japan from a feudal state to a functioning ...

  2. says:

    Because I have a voracious appetite for history and the fascinating figures from the past, this was right up my alley.You may have heard a lot about this man, words like egotistical, bold, audacious, intellige...

  3. says:

    This book provides a glimpse into the mind of a remarkable man, probably the greatest military thinker in American history Classically educated, he was a philosopher of conflict, and managed to taketerrit...

  4. says:

    This is Douglas MacArthur s biography It covers his whole life and overall, I thought it was well written The author definitely has a pretty good opinion of himself If I had won as many medals and battles as he did, I m sure I would too He was 1 i...

  5. says:

    I was reading this book when I visited the Vietnam War Memorial and the then new Korea War Memorial Reading MacArthur write about the frustrations of the Korean War and how, in his opinion, US Intelligence was being leak...

  6. says:

    I just finished the book this morning, and it was an account of America s military involvement to the extent that MacArthur was involved in it, and he was involved in a whole lot of it His grandfather served on the Supreme Court, appointed by President Grant It was this grandfather that taught MacArthur to play poker Douglas MacArthur s father, Arthur MacArthur, was a distinguished officer in the Civil war and the American West The book relates incidents of both of those conflicts, told with I just finished the book this morning, and it was an account of America s military involvement to the extent that MacArthur was involved in it, and he was involved in a whole lot of it His grandfather served on the Supreme Court, appointed by President Grant It was this grandfather that taught MacArthur to play poker Douglas MacArthur s father, Arthur MacArthur, was a distinguished officer in the Civil war and the American West The book relates incidents of both of those conflicts, told without vilification of either opponent Arthur MacArthur married a woman from a Southern military family H...

  7. says:

    Excellent but puffy There is a LOT of interesting information in this book The 1st hand historical accounts of the war in the Pacific are involving and compelling Reminiscenses covers MacArthur s entire career, both before and after his service in WW2 Some accounts include facts not generally known to the public, such as the communist involvement in the Bonus March Many of the veterans who showed up asking for their bonus checks were actually criminals, recruited by the communist party t Excellent but puffy There is a LOT of interesting information in this book The 1st hand historical accounts of the war in the Pacific are involving and compelling Reminiscenses covers MacArthur s entire career, both before and after his service in WW2 Some accounts include facts not generally known to the public, such as the communist involvement in the Bonus March Many of the veterans who showed up asking for their bonus checks were actually criminals, recruited by the communist party to embarrass the Hoover administration Some passages must be viewed through the lens of a different culture, to avoid judging the heroes of yesterday by the standards of today MacArthur looks back fondly on military hazing, and...

  8. says:

    Great biography from one of the main actors of the past century.I recomend this book to who is interested to have a better view and understanding of Far East Asia and the relationship with the USA.

  9. says:

    What a great book, I feel like I obtained a unique view into a critical time of our nation s history by a gifted leader and military man What really stood out was his great understanding of other countries in Army terms Civil Affairs and disconnects he had with the political movements within our country which lead to his removal in Korea The predictions at the end of this book have proved to be very prescient His concern that socialism, capture of industry for political gain, and imprudent What a great book, I feel like I obtained a unique view into a critical time of our nation s history by a gifted leader and military man What really stood out was his great understanding of other countries in Army terms Civil Affairs and disconnects he had with the political movements within our country which lead to his removal in Korea The predictions at the end of this book have proved to be very prescient His concern that socialism, capture of industry for political gain, and imprudent use of the tax code would end the country in bankruptcy and loss of freedom are just about here Never knew he brought 10 million Bibles into Japan after its defeat ...

  10. says:

    A view inside the thoughts of one of America s greatest leaders You also get to see a hint of the arrogance that the man possessed.

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  12. says:

    Fantastic piece

  13. says:

    a brilliant strategist

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