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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Governmental powers were gradually being transferred from the army to civilians
under newly appointed governor William Howard Taft, but 34,000 U.S. troops still
remained in the Philippines when Marshall arrived in 1902. Marshall was too ...
He remained something of a martinet and overly paternalistic, to the extent that
he was nicknamed "Uncle George." Obsessed with his work, he was constantly
talking and asking questions about tactics, even at social events. Usually an ...
Marshall's beliefs and efforts, whether and how the United States could be a
global power with military might abroad while maintaining its democratic system
at home remained in 1951 unanswered questions. They were no longer
questions for ...
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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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