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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British strategy, Marshall warned Roosevelt, was based "on the speculation that a
political and economic collapse, without a military invasion," could be brought
about in German- and Italian-occupied territories; if incorrect, that approach
Later that day he lectured visiting Soviet Foreign Minister Molotov on fulfilling the
Yalta accords regarding free elections in Poland and warned him that future
friendship could not be on the basis of a one-way street. "I have never been
talked to ...
"Like apples in a barrel infected by the rotten one," he warned, the Greek "
corruption" would carry the Communist "infection" to Asia Minor, Africa, the Far
East, and Europe, thereby giving the Soviets world domination at minimal cost.
Only the ...
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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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