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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Moreover, to shut down the offensives launched in the Mediterranean and the
Pacific was not feasible militarily or politically. The British would not accede to
any closure in the former theater, while the navy, the American people, and U.S.
tional. It went far beyond the competitiveness and emotions of the annual army-
navy football game, and on numerous occasions it had not been clear whether
the two services viewed a foreign power or each other as the primary adversary.
With the navy unwilling to place its aircraft carriers under the general and
Marshall unwilling to subordinate him to the navy, the Joint Chiefs divided the
Pacific into two theaters, one primarily naval and the other primarily army and air.
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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
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