George C. Marshall: soldier-statesman of the American century
Twayne Publishers, 1989 - 252 pages
A life of the American general focuses on his accomplishments as Army Chief of Staff, special representative to China, Secretary of State, and Secretary of Defense
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Dean Acheson, Byrnes's under secretary, agreed to remain in office for a limited
period of time and serve as Marshall's chief of staff. Former Assistant Secretary of
War Robert Lovett would then replace him, and for now he was brought in as ...
Acheson agreed. "The moment General Marshall entered a room," he recounted,
"everyone in it felt his presence. It was a striking and communicated force. His
figure conveyed intensity, which his voice, low, staccato, and incisive, reinforced.
(Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1955-56); Robert H. Ferrell, ed. , Off the Record:
The Private Papers of Harry S. Truman (New York: Harper & Row, 1980); Dean
Acheson, Present at the Creation: My Years in the State Department (New York: ...
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This book was a superb, single volume biography of George C. Marshall. The book is a very readable account of Marshall's storied career in the army and after he left the army to serve as Secretary of ... Consulter l'avis complet
Young Officer in a New Army 190215
The World War and After 191424
Frustration Grief and Triumph 192439
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