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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Attention in 1939 and 1940 centered on the two plans for unilateral hemispheric
defense, Rainbows 1 and 4, but by the end of 1940 it was obvious that the
changed military situation required a new strategy. In November Admiral Stark
took the ...
In addition, the old General Headquarters and War Plans Division were replaced
by a new Operations Division to plan strategy, staff the interservice and interallied
committees, and serve as Marshall's "Washington Command Post. " To head ...
"u In a series of meetings with Roosevelt, both men consistently emphasized the
arguments being presented by the planners and the need for a united American
front on future strategy. Within the JCS, potential as well as already existing ...
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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
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