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Louis Johnson And the Arming of America: The Roosevelt And Truman Years Download Õ 108 Bilization plans that put the nation on a war footing prior to its entry into World War II Later as Truman's Secretary of Defense Johnson was given the difficult job of unifying the armed forces and carrying out Truman's orders to dramatically reduce defense expenditures In both administrations he was asked to confront and carry out extremely unpopular initiatives massive undertakings that each president believed were vital to the nation's security and economic welfare Johnson's conflicts with Henry Morganthau Secretary of War Harry H Woodring Winston Churchill Harry Hopkins Dean Acheson Averell Harriman and Paul Nitze find contemporary parallels in the recent disagreements between the national defense establishment and the State Departme.Free download Ù eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ç Keith D. McFarland
Louis Johnson And the Arming of America: The Roosevelt And Truman Years Download Õ 108 Without uestion 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 HouseA 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 DefenseMcFarland 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 Johns.
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Louis Johnson And the Arming of America: The Roosevelt And Truman Years Download Õ 108 On 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 1930sJohnson'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 CIALouis Johnson was FDR's Assistant Secretary of War and the architect of the industrial mo.
- Louis Johnson And the Arming of America: The Roosevelt And Truman Years
- Keith D. McFarland
- 25 October 2020