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The Resource The second most powerful man in the world : the life of Admiral William D. Leahy, Roosevelt's chief of staff, Phillips Payson O'Brien

The second most powerful man in the world : the life of Admiral William D. Leahy, Roosevelt's chief of staff, Phillips Payson O'Brien

Label
The second most powerful man in the world : the life of Admiral William D. Leahy, Roosevelt's chief of staff
Title
The second most powerful man in the world
Title remainder
the life of Admiral William D. Leahy, Roosevelt's chief of staff
Statement of responsibility
Phillips Payson O'Brien
Title variation
  • 2nd most powerful man in the world
  • second most powerful man in the world
Title variation remainder
the life of Admiral William D. Leahy, Roosevelts Chief of Staff
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The life of Franklin Roosevelt's most trusted and powerful advisor, Admiral William D. Leahy, Chief of Staff to the Commander-in-Chief"--
Summary
A portrait of the influential presidential advisor explores his less-recognized but pivotal role in shaping administrative and military decisions during World War II, revealing his evolving leadership throughout the critical transition to the Truman White House
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10776010
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Brien, Phillips Payson
Dewey number
  • 359.0092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E748.L44
LC item number
O37 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Leahy, William D
  • United States
  • Admirals
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the life of Admiral William D. Leahy, Roosevelt's Chief of Staff
Label
The second most powerful man in the world : the life of Admiral William D. Leahy, Roosevelt's chief of staff, Phillips Payson O'Brien
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The education of naval officer -- Building a career and family -- Enter Franklin Roosevelt -- The roaring twenties -- Depression -- Nearing the top -- Rising in Roosevelt's court -- Leahy's navy -- The first retirement -- Governor of Puerto Rico -- Ambassador to Vichy France -- Dark days -- Chief of staff to the Commander in Chief -- Chairman of the Joint Chiefs -- The grandest level of strategy -- From Casablanca to Trident -- Difficult friends -- Top dog -- Cairo and Tehran -- Acting president -- Leahy's war -- Atomic bombs and elections -- Yalta and death -- Truman -- The end of the war -- Speeches -- Personal snooper -- Priorities -- Cold war -- Key West -- On the outside -- Fading away -- The forgotten man
Control code
2018016899
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 531 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780399584800
Lccn
2018016899
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1048947225
Label
The second most powerful man in the world : the life of Admiral William D. Leahy, Roosevelt's chief of staff, Phillips Payson O'Brien
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The education of naval officer -- Building a career and family -- Enter Franklin Roosevelt -- The roaring twenties -- Depression -- Nearing the top -- Rising in Roosevelt's court -- Leahy's navy -- The first retirement -- Governor of Puerto Rico -- Ambassador to Vichy France -- Dark days -- Chief of staff to the Commander in Chief -- Chairman of the Joint Chiefs -- The grandest level of strategy -- From Casablanca to Trident -- Difficult friends -- Top dog -- Cairo and Tehran -- Acting president -- Leahy's war -- Atomic bombs and elections -- Yalta and death -- Truman -- The end of the war -- Speeches -- Personal snooper -- Priorities -- Cold war -- Key West -- On the outside -- Fading away -- The forgotten man
Control code
2018016899
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 531 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780399584800
Lccn
2018016899
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1048947225

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