Forgot your password?  

American Caesar, Douglas MacArthur, 1880-1964 Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter X, Recall, pgs. 624-677 Summary

William Manchester
This Study Guide consists of approximately 29 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of American Caesar, Douglas MacArthur, 1880-1964.
This section contains 345 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our American Caesar, Douglas MacArthur, 1880-1964 Study Guide

Chapter X, Recall, pgs. 624-677 Summary and Analysis

Critics of MacArthur claimed that he choose which orders he would and wouldn't obey. MacArthur disagreed with this. He was given more latitude than other commanders and had a wide base of support in Congress. In March, MacArthur told the press that the Korean situation would end in a stalemate if he didn't receive more troops. He couldn't conduct a new offensive and then said that he didn't think that China had the industry capacity to conduct a war. The present United Nations policy would lead to China's collapse. MacArthur let it be known that he would meet with the opposing commander in chief to end the war within the United States constraints. This was an attempt to intimidate Peking.

In spite of this, MacArthur issued what was basically a quit-or-else statement. Government official led by been...

(read more from the Chapter X, Recall, pgs. 624-677 Summary)

This section contains 345 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our American Caesar, Douglas MacArthur, 1880-1964 Study Guide
Copyrights
American Caesar, Douglas MacArthur, 1880-1964 from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook