By Stephen R. Taaffe
In that first 12 months, the 8th Army’s management ran the gamut from awesome to lackluster—a astonishing unevenness on the grounds that such a lot of of the high-ranking officials were battle-tested in global struggle II. Taaffe attributes those management problems to the army’s woefully unprepared nation on the war’s begin, military team of workers rules, and normal Douglas MacArthur’s corrosive behavior of manipulating his subordinates and pitting them opposed to one another. He explores the personalities at play, their pre-war stories, the way in their choice, their accomplishments and screw ups, and, in fact, their person relationships with one another and MacArthur. via explaining who those box, corps, and department commanders have been, Taaffe exposes the army’s institutional and organizational difficulties that contributed to its up-and-down fortunes in Korea in 1950–1951. supplying a greater realizing of MacArthur’s arguable generalship, Taaffe’s publication deals new and necessary perception into the army’s life-and-death fight in America’s least understood conflict.
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