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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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 Senate Military Affairs Committee. He also took the opportunity to ask ...
Unlike his experience in 1947, Marshall did not receive Senate confirmation
without hearings and opposition. Part of the problem was the need to amend the
1947 National Security Act, for in line with the American tradition of civil control
Thirty-eighth parallel crossed; Chinese intervention and U.S. retreat. Decision to
limit Korean war objectives to south of thirty-eighth parallel; MacArthur objects.
Truman relieves MacArthur; Senate hearings; McCarthy's attack on Marshall.
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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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