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  • MacArthur's Luck, Part One: Laying the Bet

  • By: Steven Newton
  • Narrated by: Robert Thaler
  • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
  • 4.4 out of 5 stars (17 ratings)

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MacArthur's Luck, Part One: Laying the Bet

By: Steven Newton
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Publisher's summary

A globe-spanning novel of alternate history in the final days of World War II.

January 1945: As Hitler's Germany and Tojo's Japan collapse, General George Marshall dies unexpectedly days before the critical Yalta Conference. His successor as US Army Chief of Staff, General Douglas MacArthur, flies halfway around the world to butt heads with Josef Stalin and change history.

When MacArthur relieves General Dwight D. Eisenhower from command in Europe, the Anglo-Allied advance devolves into a free-for-all as competing armies race for Berlin, and the changes echo across the globe.

Populated by a cast of realistic characters who will take you inside the American, German, Soviet, and Japanese military machines, and meticulously researched by a well-known military historian, MacArthur's Luck opens The Fortunes of War series, exploring a world both tantalizingly like our own, but also dramatically different.

Half the fun is figuring out what's real, and what's not.

©2017 Steven H Newton (P)2018 Steven H Newton

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