David M. Shoup: A Warrior against War (Biographies in American Foreign Policy)

David M. Shoup: A Warrior against War (Biographies in American Foreign Policy)

By: Howard Jablon (author)Hardback

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David M. Shoup was a dedicated and decorated military hero serving early on in China and later in World War II, where he earned a Medal of Honor. However, in his retirement, General Shoup became an outspoken critic and protester of American involvement in Vietnam. In this fascinating new biography, historian Howard Jablon chronicles the career of this soldier turned war protester.

About Author

Howard Jablon is professor of history and chair of the Department of Social Sciences at Purdue University North Central.

Contents

Introduction: Task Force Tarawa Chapter 1: Hoosier Plowboy Chapter 2: Marine in China Chapter 3: Tarawa Chapter 4: Line of Departure Chapter 5: "Crackpot Realism" Chapter 6: Rational Realism Chapter 7: Rathole Chapter 8: "Dollar Crooked Fingers" Bibliographic Essay Bibliography

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780742544871
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 168
  • ID: 9780742544871
  • weight: 363
  • ISBN10: 0742544877

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