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Question of Loyalty Gen. Billy Mitchell and the Court-Martial That Gripped the Nation

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ISBN-10: 0060505478

ISBN-13: 9780060505479

Edition: 2004

Authors: Douglas C. Waller

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It had all the ingredients of a movie drama:a scandal that grips Washington and touches the White House; bitter battles and backroom intrigue at the highest levels of the U.S. military; glamorous women who make or break the careers of powerful men; a high-stakes trial with a celebrity defendant who captures the nation's attention ... A Question of Loyalty plunges into the seven-week Washington trial of Gen. William "Billy" Mitchell, the hero of the U.S. Army Air Service during World War I and the man who proved in 1921 that planes could sink a battleship. In 1925 Mitchell was frustrated by the slow pace of aviation development, and he sparked a political firestorm, accusing the army and…    
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 9/7/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 448
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Douglas Waller was born in Norfolk, Virginia. He attended Wake Forest University and graduated with a B.A. Degree in English. He went on to earn a M.A. in Urban Administration from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Douglas C. Waller is an author, lecturer, and former correspondent for Time magazine. In almost two decades as a Washington journalist, Waller has covered the Pentagon, Congress, the State Department, the White House and the CIA. From 1994 to 2007, Waller served in TIME Magazine�s Washington Bureau, first as a correspondent then as a senior correspondent. At TIME, Waller covered foreign affairs extensively as a diplomatic correspondent, traveling throughout Europe,…    

Exile
Flight of the Shenandoah
"Criminal...Treasonable"
The Mitchell Problem
Tribunal
The Challenge
Promise
"Not Guilty"
Love
Insubordination and the Truth
War
Preparing for Battle
Triumph
Tables Turned
Pearl Harbor
Bombshell
Reinforcements
Prelude
Cross-Examination
"Crushing"
"Damned Rot"
Siege
"Lawless"
The Verdict
Resignation
Periphery
The End
Epilogue
Source Notes
Selected Bibliography
Acknowledgments
Index