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Louis Johnson And the Arming of America: The Roosevelt And Truman Years

McFarland, Keith D.;Roll, David L.

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ISBN 10: 0253346266 / ISBN 13: 9780253346261
Editorial: Indiana Univ Pr, Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.A., 2005
Condición: As New Encuadernación de tapa dura
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452pp/illus. Louis Johnson was FDR's Assistant Secretary of War and the architect of the industrial mobilization plans that put the nation on a war footing prior to its entry into World War II. Clean. N° de ref. de la librería 009680

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Título: Louis Johnson And the Arming of America: The...

Editorial: Indiana Univ Pr, Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.A.

Año de publicación: 2005

Encuadernación: Cloth

Condición del libro:As New

Condición de la sobrecubierta: As New

Edición: 1st Printing

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Book by McFarland Keith D Roll David L

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"... If Patrick Henry was right about the 'lamp of experience' as our only guide to the future, then this book should be read by all who work within the defense community. The authors offer insightful and timeless conclusions about the personalities that clash and the relationships that form at the very highest levels of the American government. -Parameters http://carlisle-www.army.mil/usawc/Parameters/06autumn/au" -rev.htm "Without question this is an important new addition to World War II and Cold War historiography... Highly recommended." -Douglas Brinkley, author of Dean Acheson: The Cold War Years and The Unfinished Presidency: Jimmy Carter's Journey beyond the White House "A remarkably objective, yet sympathetic, study of Louis Johnson's life and career. Now only half-remembered,... Johnson was a major national figure. Colorful, aggressive, independent-minded, egotistical, his strong views and conflicts with Dean Acheson proved to be his undoing. All in all, a fascinating tale." -James R. Schlesinger, former Secretary of Defense "McFarland and Roll have performed a real service in rescuing from obscurity this Democratic mover and shaker. Their account of the rise and fall of Louis Johnson provides us with the fullest depiction yet of an important Washington figure employed for better or worse as a blunt instrument of policy change by both Franklin Roosevelt and Harry Truman." -Alonzo L. Hamby, author of Man of the People: A Life of Harry S. Truman and For the Survival of Democracy: Franklin Roosevelt and the World Crisis of the 1930s "[Johnson's] career is a cautionary tale of how even the most ruthlessly effective men can become pawns in the Washington power game. McFarland and Roll bring Johnson to life in this thorough and well-told history." -Evan Thomas, Newsweek, author of Robert Kennedy: His Life and The Very Best Men: The Early Years of the CIA

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