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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Supported by his own chiefs of staff, Churchill insisted that large ground forces
would not be needed to defeat Germany and pressed for full-scale U.S.
belligerency, a combined Anglo-American invasion of North Africa, a strong ...
When combined with total Axis defeat and postwar British exhaustion and
weakness, the result would be an inevitable extension of Soviet influence and
power that not even the strength of the United States could hope to overcome. To
The old and emotional public commitment to "saving" China led to a belief that
this critical area had now been permanently "lost" to the Soviets and that such a
loss constituted a devastating defeat for the United States. Equally if not more ...
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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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