American Caesar - Douglas MacArthur 1880-1964

American Caesar - Douglas MacArthur 1880-1964
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By William Manchester

Published Arrow Books, 1979

Soft cover, 125mm x 190mm, 656 pages

Branded ‘a counterfeit’ by Harry Truman, hailed as ‘our most brilliant General’ by George Marshall, scorned as ‘Dougout Doug’ by his GIs despite thirteen decorations for heroism, Douglas MacArthur is the most controversial leader America had produced.

In one of the most powerfully written biographies of modern times, William manchester, the best selling author of ‘The death of a President’, explodes the myths surrounding this legendary man, to create a vivid, human portrait of one of the century’s most distinguished and fascinating men of war.