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The General vs. the President | Summary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Military
Summary of The General vs. the President From H.W. Brands MacArthur and Truman At the Brink of Nuclear War By Summary Station Truman relieving General Douglas MacArthur caused a bit of an uproar amongst the American public. His motives were to limit the conflict in Korea, resulting in his decision to remove MacArthur. General MacArthur was full of ego and flair...
H-Bomb Development: Decision on the Merits or Political Necessity? U.S. Response to the Soviet Atomic Explosion, Summary of Participants’ Positions, Did Truman Have a Choice, or Want One?
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,000. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph employs a historical analysis to review the debate and subsequent decision within the US government in 1949 and 1950 over whether to pursue an accelerated program to develop thermonuclear weapons. The development of the thermonuclear bomb by the United States and Soviet Union in the early 1950s significantly altered the balance of power between nations.