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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The second consisted of ten permanent bureau chiefs, who were responsible for
such support services as recruitment, supplies, and finances; they reported to the
secretary of war and the Congress, and they possessed enormous influence on ...
in Congress, as well as disrupting preexisting mobilization plans. Privately,
however, he authorized members of his staff to help draft the bill, and once it was
introduced and received support in Congress, he strongly endorsed it before the
Many considered this a betrayal of his 1940 promises, and he found himself
viciously attacked in Congress, the press, and even within the army as OHIO ("
Over the Hill in October") became a much-publicized piece of inductee graffiti.
Nearly a ...
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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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