Item description for Douglas MacArthur: What Greater Honor (Heroes of History) by Janet Benge, Geoff Benge & Ywam...
Overview Douglas MacArthurs life was lived in the service of defending his country. Despite a physical handicap, he graduated at the top of his class from West Point and went on to build an exemplary military career. He heroically fought in two world wars in addition to many lesser, although deadly, national conflicts. He directed the Asian campaign during World War II, resulting in the ultimate defeat of the Japanese. Bravery, honor, and ability were the hallmarks of this fascinating adventure-filled life (1880-1964). Heroes of History is a unique biography series that brings the shaping of history to life with the remarkable true stories of fascinating men and women who changed the course of history. The stories of Heroes of History are told in an engaging narrative format, where related history, geography, government, and science topics come to life and make a lasting impression. This is a premier biography line for the entire family.
Publishers Description Everything in him wanted to stay and fight till the death if it came to that. In fact, when the order came for him to evacuate his first reaction was to resign his commission as Commander-in-Chief to the American armed forces in the Far East and volunteer to fight alongside the enlisted men. But his aides had talked him out of this. President Franklin Roosevelt and the Allies needed his military knowledge and experience to win the war. Courage and determination marked his extensive service to the United States. Readers of all ages love these fast-paced adventures that bring to life the deciding moments of history. These intriguing life stories are favorites of families and teachers. Discover what shaped the fascinating people who in turn shaped our world
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Studio: Emerald Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.94" Width: 5.4" Height: 0.58" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Jan 5, 2005
Publisher YWAM Publishing
Grade Level Multiple Grades
Series Heroes Of History
Series Number 14
ISBN 1932096159 ISBN13 9781932096156
Availability 0 units.
More About Janet Benge, Geoff Benge & Ywam
Janet and Geoff Benge are a husband and wife writing team with twenty years of writing experience. Janet is a former elementary school teacher. Geoff holds a degree in history. Together they have a passion to make history come alive for a new generation. Originally from New Zealand, the Benges make their home in the Orlando, Florida, area.
Janet Benge currently resides in Orlando, in the state of Florida. Janet Benge was born in 1958.
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