This week's review is 1942 by Bob Wurth.
Wurth's view of this is interesting in that he describes a strong personal relationship between Macarthur and Curtin which he concludes influenced American tactics at the time. He takes a different and refreshing look at American motives, exposes some disagreement between the military and political arms of the
Of all the foibles, war is the worst, equaled only by ignorance and disinclination to discover the truth of it.
"I'm fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in."
I'll be travelling with work this week (Roma, Morven, Charleville, Quilpie, Cunnamulla and Eulo), so will be at the mercy of Nomadnet to respond to comment, but I'll do my best.