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Marshall, hero for our times

Author: Leonard Mosley
Publisher: New York : Hearst Books, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first anecdotal, single-volume biography of George C. Marshall, one of the greatest generals in our history, a private, often enigmatic man, whose life was marked by incredible peaks and awesome depths.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Military history
Biographie
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mosley, Leonard, 1913-1992.
Marshall, hero for our times.
New York : Hearst Books, ©1982
(OCoLC)559343214
Online version:
Mosley, Leonard, 1913-1992.
Marshall, hero for our times.
New York : Hearst Books, ©1982
(OCoLC)607093332
Named Person: George C Marshall; George C Marshall; George C Marshall; George C Marshall; George C Marshall
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard Mosley
ISBN: 0878513043 9780878513048
OCLC Number: 8219365
Description: xxi, 570 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part One: The road to the top. 1. A disgrace to the family? --
2. Shavetail --
3. Fruitless search --
4. Black Jack --
5. Anticlimax --
6. New deal --
raw deal --
7. Apotheosis. Part Two: Top man. 8. The road to Pearl --
9. Bunglers --
10. A day of infamous confusion --
11. Gearing up --
12. Turning pro --
13. Great white stepfather --
14. Thwarted --
15. Perfidious allies --
16. The bitter end --
17. Berlin to the bomb --
18. New direction. Part Three: The statesman. 19. Mission impossible --
20. Showdown in Shanghai --
21. "Don't Look Back" --
22. Initiation --
23. Marshalling Europe --
24. Light in the refrigerator --
25. No respite. Part Four: Recall. 26. Eminence Grise --
27. Front man --
28. Clash --
29. Crossing the Rubicon --
30. Chinese laundry --
31. Final chores. --
Taps.
Responsibility: Leonard Mosley.

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The first anecdotal, single-volume biography of George C. Marshall, one of the greatest generals in our history, a private, often enigmatic man, whose life was marked by incredible peaks and awesome depths.

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