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Marshall and his generals : U.S. Army commanders in World War II

Author: Stephen R Taaffe
Publisher: Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, ©2011.
Series: Modern war studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Taaffe explores how and why Marshall selected the Army's commander during World War II. He also critiques the performance of these generals during the war, and reveals the extent to which their actions served as stepping stones to advancement.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
biografi
Named Person: George C Marshall; George C Marshall; George C Marshall; George C Marshall; George C Marshall
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen R Taaffe
ISBN: 9780700618125 0700618120
OCLC Number: 714731520
Description: ix, 426 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Stopping the Japanese Offensive --
The North African Campaign --
The Long and Frustrating Italian Campaign --
The Dual Drive Offensive --
Liberation of France --
MacArthur's Return to the Philippines --
Long Bloody Winter --
Conquest of Germany --
Closing in on Japan --
Conclusions --
Biographical Afterword.
Series Title: Modern war studies.
Responsibility: Stephen R. Taaffe.
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The first and only book to focus entirely on the selection and performance of American army generals in both major theaters (Europe and the Pacific) of World War II. Chronicles and critiques the  Read more...

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