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Supreme Commander: MacArthur's Triumph in Japan

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Seymour Morris, Jr., combines political history, military biography, and business management to tell the story of General Douglas MacArthur s tremendous success in rebuilding Japan after World War II in "Supreme Commander," a lively, in-depth work of biographical history complementary to "The Generals," " The Storm of War," and "Truman."

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Published April 15th 2014 by Blackstone Audiobooks
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Eric
Aug 13, 2014 Eric rated it really liked it
This has been the second book on US general officers that I've listened to in the last few months. This is a fascinating treatment of what I have to describe as an egotistic genius - more of whom we could surely use, but probably do not deserve and may be unable to focus should we find them. A couple other reviewers took issue with the quality of editing - something a bit harder to judge in the audio version, but maybe less important than one might think. Let me cite two examples. One reviewer ...more
Sharon Stine
Jan 13, 2016 Sharon Stine rated it it was amazing
Having visited Japan many times over the course of 20 years. taught in Kyushu and accompanied my husband when he consulted in Japan during the 1990's and finally welcoming a college homestay Japanese college student into our home one summer I found this book absolutely fascinating. I grew up hearing that MacArthur was fired but not much else. What a revelation the actual story. We have stayed in Japanese homes, been warmly greeted many times by Japanese who suffered during the war, wondering why ...more
Charles Constant
Jun 20, 2014 Charles Constant rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
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