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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1 Such paradoxes were nothing new for the award recipient, George Catlett
Marshall. He had experienced them for many years and by 1953 had come to
view them as far from remarkable. From the moment of his birth in 1880 to this
triumph in ...
For criticism of Marshall's previous caution, see Isaacson and Thomas, The Wise
Men, 53i-^0. 22. Spanier, Truman-MacArthur Controversy, 211-13. 23. Ibid., 213;
Thomas C. Reeves, The Life and Times of Joe McCarthy: A Biography (New ...
1968); Larry I. Bland, "Fully the Equal of the Best": George C. Marshall and the
Virginia Military Institute (Lexington, Va.: George C. Marshall Foundation, 1987);
Josiah Bunting III, "George C. Marshall: A Study in Character," in Henry S.
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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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