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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into France in enormous numbers, enabling Pershing to build up a force of thirty-
nine divisions divided into two active armies under Generals Liggett and Bullard.
By late October these armies occupied approximately 25 percent of the entire ...
Both had also found their ambitions thwarted by the army's slow promotion
system, with Pershing's situation as a young officer even worse than Marshall's;
not until the age of forty-one had he obtained the rank of captain in the regular
Pershing, on the other hand, seemed able to lead two separate lives. Once he left
the office, he enjoyed staying up late, talking about his youth, laughing, drinking,
and joking. His behavior was infectious and seemed to humanize the austere ...
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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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