The Resource Presidents at war : from Truman to Bush : the gathering of military power to our Commanders in Chief, Gerald Astor

Presidents at war : from Truman to Bush : the gathering of military power to our Commanders in Chief, Gerald Astor

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Presidents at war : from Truman to Bush : the gathering of military power to our Commanders in Chief
Title
Presidents at war
Title remainder
from Truman to Bush : the gathering of military power to our Commanders in Chief
Statement of responsibility
Gerald Astor
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
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1926-2007
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Astor, Gerald
Dewey number
355/.03357309045
Index
index present
LC call number
E176.1
LC item number
.A825 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
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Presidents at war : from Truman to Bush : the gathering of military power to our Commanders in Chief, Gerald Astor
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Extent
1 online resource (320 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035674843
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Label
Presidents at war : from Truman to Bush : the gathering of military power to our Commanders in Chief, Gerald Astor
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Extent
1 online resource (320 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035674843
System details
Mode of access: Internet

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