Editor says, what if the Taft Party had never set sail from San Francisco? Please note that the opinions expressed in this post do not necessarily reflect the views of the author(s).
Editor says, in reality William Howard Taft negotiated a number of secret agreements with foreign governments that set the scene for one hundred years of conflict in South-east Asia. The father of the author of the book was one of the three men who lifted the flag at Iwo Jima and has sought to explain that there is "no smoke without fire". Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.