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Ike : An American Hero - Michael Korda


An American Hero

Paperback Published: 6th May 2008
ISBN: 9780060756666
Number Of Pages: 800

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"Ike" is acclaimed author Michael Korda's sweeping and enthralling biography of Dwight David Eisenhower, arguably America's greatest general and one of her best presidents--a remarkable man in an extraordinary time, the hero who won the war and thereafter kept the peace.

List of Illustrationp. xv
List of Mapsp. xvii
Author's Notep. xix
The Making of a Hero
"Ike"p. 3
"I Hope to God I Know What I'm Doing"p. 24
"What a Man ... Did as a Boy"p. 56
"Where Else Could You Get a College Education Without Cost?"p. 84
Second Lieutenant Eisenhowerp. 105
"The Greatest Disappointment and Disaster in My Life"p. 143
The Education of a Soldierp. 157
The MacArthur Yearsp. 185
"As Soon as You Get a Promotion They Start Talking About Another One. Why Can't They Let a Guy Be Happy with What He Has?"p. 231
London, 1942p. 268
Algiersp. 310
Sicilyp. 376
"Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Forces"-1944p. 429
Triumph-D-Day, June 6, 1944p. 475
Stalematep. 519
Armageddon, 1945p. 552
"I Had Never Realized That Ike Was as Big a Man"p. 584
The White House Years
"I Like Ike!"p. 637
"And So We Came to Gettysburg and to the Farm We Had Bought Eleven Years Earlier, Where We Expected to Spend the Remainder of Our Lives"p. 695
"Lower the Shades!"p. 721
Acknowledgmentsp. 725
Notesp. 727
Bibliographyp. 743
Indexp. 749
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ISBN: 9780060756666
ISBN-10: 0060756667
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 800
Published: 6th May 2008
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 4.2
Weight (kg): 0.92