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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Chief of Staff Bell gave special permission, and in 1908 the young first lieutenant
began teaching engineering and military art to army captains and majors. He was
a brilliant success, exhibiting once again the exceptional talent for teaching ...
Unknown to Marshall, however, numerous individuals within the War Department
were already thinking of his rise to the chief's position by an alternative route.
Deputy Chief of Staff General Stanley D. Em- bick, for example, saw Marshall ...
the army, and after the war he concluded that Hopkins had played the key role in
his appointment as chief of staff. 38 He also continued to impress Woodring and
Johnson, each of whom still saw him as a potential ally against the other, as well
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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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