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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At that conference Stalin would be asked to choose either immediate and
expanded Mediterranean action with a delayed Overlord or Overlord on time with
Mediterranean activity limited to Italy. No one knew which way he would go.
was irreplaceable in Washington and that the Overlord command was, in effect, a
demotion to a single theater. The president attempted to deflect such charges by
expanding the Overlord command so as to include the Mediterranean, but ...
... and 1920 National Defense Act, 45-46; and Overlord command, 107-8;
personal characteristics, 42-44; presidential aspirations, 47; in World War I, 35-41
, 119 Philippine Sea, Battle of, 120 Philippines, 12, 16, 73, 171; Japanese
conquest of, ...
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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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