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Rampage

MacArthur, Yamashita, and the Battle of Manila

James M. Scott

In early 1945, General Douglas MacArthur prepared to reclaim Manila, America’s Pearl of the Orient, which had been seized by the Japanese in 1942. Convinced the Japanese would abandon the city, he planned a victory parade down Dewey Boulevard—but the enemy had other plans. The Japanese were determined to fight to the death. The battle to liberate M...
Publish Date
2019
November 5
First Published in 2018
Goodreads rating
4.36
ISBN
9780393357561
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Jul 21, 2019
I just finished the new book on the Battle of Manila: @jamesmscott3 did a masterful job piecing together archival sources and oral accounts into a great book on some of the most violent events during WW II      source