On active service in peace and war / by Henry L. Stimson and McGeorge Bundy.

; Bundy, McGeorge
1st ed.. New York : Harper, [1948] .

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Other Authors Bundy, McGeorge.
Subjects Aussenpolitik.
Diplomatic relations.
Diplomatie.
EE. UU. -- Relaciones Exteriores -- Siglo XX.
États-Unis -- Politique et gouvernement -- 20e siècle.
États-Unis -- Relations extérieures -- 20e siècle.
Politics and government
Politik.
Stimson, Henry Lewis, 1867-1950
USA.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
United States.
Description xxii, 698 pages : portrait ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1948]
©1948
Notes "About one fifth of the material in this book was published serially [in the Ladies home journal] under the title of Time of peril."
Contents PART I. ON MANY FRONTS -- I. Attorney for the Government 3 -- II With Roosevelt and Taft 18 -- 1. Running for Governor -- 2. Secretary of War -- 3. The Split of 1912 -- III Responsible Government 56 -- 1. Framing a Program -- 2. In Convention Assembled -- 3. Success, Failure, and Victory -- 4. Credo of a Progressive Conservative -- IV The World Changes 82 -- 1. War Comes to America -- 2. Colonel Stimson -- V As Private Citizen 101 -- 1. The League of Nations Fight -- 2. At the Bar -- 3. The Peace of Tipitapa VI Governor General of the Philippines 117 -- 1. The Background -- 2. A Happy Year -- 3. Later Disappointments and Some Hopes.
PART II WITH SPEARS OF STRAW-- VII Constructive Beginnings 155 -- 1. Washington in 1929 -- 2. London in 1930 3, Latin America in 1931 -- VIII The Beginnings of Disaster 190 -- 1. Before the Storm 2, Economic Crisis in Europe -- 3. More about These Damn Debts IX The Far Eastern Crisis 220 -- 1. A Japanese Decision -- 2. From Conciliation to Non recognition -- 3. Shanghai -- 4. The Borah Letter -- 5. Conclusion and Retrospect -- X The Tragedy of Timidity -- 1. Disarmament A Surface Issue -- 2. The Failure of Statesmanship -- XI Out Again 282 -- 1. The Campaign of 1932 -- 2. Middleman after Election -- XII Toward General War 297 -- 1. Citizen and Observer -- 2. 1933-1940, Cast as Cassandra.
PART III. TIME OF PERIL -- XIII Call to Arms 323 -- 1. Back to Washington -- 2. The Newcomer -- 3. The Best Staff He Ever Had -- XIV The First Year 345 -- 1. Men for the New Army -- 2. Supplies -- 3. To Britain Alone -- XV Valley of Doubt 364 -- 1. A Difference with the President 2, The Price of Indecision -- XVI The War Begins 382 -- 1. Pearl Harbor -- 2. Mission of Delay -- 3. War Secretary -- XVII The Army and Grand Strategy 41 -- 1. Pearl Harbor to North Africa -- 2. The Great decision -- XVIII The Wartime Army 449 -- 1. Reorganization 2, Dipping Down -- 3. The Place of Specialists -- 4. Student Soldiers -- 5. The Army and the Negro -- 6. Science and New Weapons -- XIX The Effort for Total Mobilization 470 -- 1. Military Manpower -- 2. National Service -- 3. Labor and the War -- 4. The Army and War Production A Note on Administration -- 5. Public Relations -- XX The Army and the Navy 503 1. Stimson and the Admirals -- 2. Lessons of Antisubmarine War -- 3. Unification and the Future -- XXI The Army and the Grand Alliance 524 -- 1. Stilwell and China -- 2. France Defeat, Darlan, De Gaulle, and Deliverance -- 3. FDR and Military Government -- 4. A Word from Hindsight -- XXII The Beginnings of Peace 565 -- 1. A Shift in Emphasis -- 2. The Morgenthau Plan -- 3. The Crime of Aggressive War -- 4. Planning for Reconstruction -- 5. A Strong America -- 6. Bases and Big Powers -- 7. The Emergent Russian Problem -- XXIII The Atomic Bomb and the Surrender of Japan 612 -- 1. Making a Bomb -- 2. The Achievement of Surrender -- XXIV The Bomb and Peace with Russia 634 -- XXV The Last Month 656 -- 1. Judgment of the Army -- 2. The Chief of Staff -- 3. The Commander in Chief -- 4. The End-- Brief Chronology of World War II.
Genre Autobiographie.
Erlebnisbericht.
Autobiographie.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)456860
(OCoLC)ocm00456860
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Stimson, Henry L. 1867-1950.
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