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General of the Army : George C. Marshall, soldier and statesman

Author: Ed Cray
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Cooper Square Press ; [Lanham, MD] : Distributed by National Book Network, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Cooper Square Press editionView all editions and formats
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As the U.S. Army's Chief of Staff thorugh World War II, George Catalett Marshall (1880-1959) organized the military mobilization of unprecedented numbers of Americans and decisively shaped the Allied strategy that defeated first Nazi Germany, then Imperial Japan. As President Truman's Secretary of State, and later as his Secretary of Defense during the Korean war, Marshall the statesman created the European Recovery  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: George C Marshall; George C Marshall; George C Marshall
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ed Cray
ISBN: 0815410425 9780815410423
OCLC Number: 43894230
Notes: Originally published: New York : Norton, ©1990.
Description: xiv, 847 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: A place in history --
The soldier --
The chief of staff --
The victor --
The statesman.
Responsibility: Ed Cray.

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General of the Army enhances our ability to perceive both the man and his monumental reputation...Cray's biography commends itself not least because he does not paper over Marshall's errors. -- Read more...

 
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