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Question of Loyalty

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ISBN-10: 0060505486

ISBN-13: 9780060505486

Edition: N/A

Authors: Douglas C. Waller

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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 navy high commands -- and by inference the president -- of treason and criminal negligence in the way they conducted national defense. He was put on trial for insubordination in a spectacular court-martial that became a national obsession during the Roaring Twenties. Uncovering a trove of new letters, diaries, and confidential…    
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Book details

List price: $16.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 8/23/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 1.28" tall
Weight: 0.814
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,…