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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Deeply upset over the refusal to sanction the actual invasion of Italy, he openly
objected to the CCS agreement negotiated by Marshall. This time, however,
Roosevelt fully supported Marshall. Surprised and upset, Churchill acquiesced
only on ...
The February 1945 invasion of the island of Iwo Jima resulted in a four-month
battle and 26,000 American casualties. Of the more than 20,000 Japanese
defending the island, only 218 were taken prisoner. The invasion of Okinawa on
1 April ...
... 187 Nobel Peace Prize, 1-2, 167, 193, 194 Normandy, invasion of. See
Overlord North Africa, invasion of, 80, 82, 95, 97, 100, 101, 113; See also Africa
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), 152, 168-69, 179, 180, 185, 191
Norway, 1, ...
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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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