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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Marshall's dramatic entry into this debate occurred on 14 November 1938, when
he accompanied Craig to a high-level White House meeting during which
President Roosevelt outlined his plan to ask Congress for funds to build 10,000 ...
Knox had been a newspaper editor and the 1936 Republican nominee for vice-
president, and he proved to be a highly capable wartime naval secretary until his
death in 1944. Stimson's extraordinary career of public service spanned the ...
respect the authority of the President," the feisty Truman stated more than twenty
years later. "I didn't fire him because he was a dumb son of a bitch, although he
was, but that's not against the law for generals. If it was, half to three-quarters of ...
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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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