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Robert James Maddox

Robert James Maddox is a professor of history at the Pennsylvania State University. His most recent book is Weapons for Victory: The Hiroshima Decision Fifty Years Later (University of Missouri Press, 1995).

Articles by this Author

American self-interest was involved, of course, but the Marshall Plan remains what some have referred to as a rare example of “power used to its best end.”
Truman was Commander in Chief of the American armed forces, and he had a duty to the men under his command not shared by those sitting in moral judgment decades later