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The General vs. the President: MacArthur and Truman at the Brink of Nuclear War

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At the height of the Korean War, President Harry S. Truman committed a gaffe that sent shock waves around the world, when he suggested that General Douglas MacArthur, the willful, fearless, and highly decorated commander of the American and U.N. forces, had his finger on the nuclear trigger. At a time when the Soviets, too, had the bomb, the specter of a catastrophic third World War lurked menacingly close on the horizon. A correction quickly followed, but the damage was done; two visions for America's path forward were ...

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1101912170

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9781101912171

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The General vs. the President: MacArthur and Truman at the Brink of Nuclear War
2017, Anchor Books

ISBN-13: 9781101912171

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The General vs. the President: MacArthur and Truman at the Brink of Nuclear War
2016, Doubleday Books

ISBN-13: 9780385540575

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The General vs. the President: MacArthur and Truman at the Brink of Nuclear War
2016, Random House Large Print Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781524703424

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The General vs. the President: MacArthur and Truman at the Brink of Nuclear War
2016, Random House Audio Publishing Group

ISBN-13: 9780735284951

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The General vs. the President: MacArthur and Truman at the Brink of Nuclear War
2016, Books on Tape

ISBN-13: 9780735284975

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