Eisenhower : in war and peace
by
 
Smith, Jean Edward.

Title
Eisenhower : in war and peace

Author
Smith, Jean Edward.

ISBN
9781400066933

Publication Information
New York : Random House, c2012.

Physical Description
xx, 950 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.

Contents
Just folks -- The Great War -- The peacetime Army -- With Pershing in Paris -- With MacArthur in Washington -- Manila -- Louisiana maneuvers -- With Marshall in Washington -- TORCH -- Baptism by fire -- Sicily -- Supreme Commander -- D-Day -- The liberation of France -- Germany -- Chief of staff -- Columbia -- "I like Ike" -- The Great Crusade -- Eight millionaires and a plumber -- First off the tee -- Dien Bien Phu -- New look -- Heart attack -- Suez -- Little Rock -- Military-industrial complex -- Taps.

Abstract
A peerless biographer returns with a new life of Dwight D. Eisenhower that is as full, rich, and revealing as anything ever written about America's thirty-fourth president.

Personal Subject
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969.

Corporate Subject
United States. Army -- Biography.

Subject Term
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
 
Generals -- United States -- Biography.

Geographic Term
United States -- Politics and government -- 1953-1961.

Format
Book


Material TypeShelf NumberBarcodeLibraryStatus
BookHISTORY US 973.921 EISE32530607209077Main JCPLAdult Nonfiction Area