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Presidents at war

from Truman to Bush : the gathering of military power to our Commanders in Chief

Published by John Wiley & Sons in Hoboken .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

Commander-in-chief
Evolution of war powers and precedents
WW I, WW II
The Truman years
The reign of Ike
Camelot's Commander-in-Chief
The missile crisis
Resolution and reverberations
LBJ, part of the way
Down the slope
Towards peace with honor
Pieces of peace
The bitter end
Iran, Afghanistan, Lebanon
Beirut, Central America and Iran
Iran-Contra
Bush One
Nation building and genocide
Prevention and retaliation
Between Iraq and hard places
Winning the war, fighting on
Power and abdication.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
355/.03357309045
Library of Congress
E176.1 .A825 2006

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3414616M
Internet Archive
isbn_9780471696551
ISBN 10
0471696552
LC Control Number
2005030780
Library Thing
3274163
Goodreads
1404168
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