General of the Army: George C. Marshall, Soldier and Statesman by Ed CrayGeneral of the Army: George C. Marshall, Soldier and Statesman by Ed Cray

General of the Army: George C. Marshall, Soldier and Statesman

byEd Cray

Paperback | June 6, 2000

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As the U.S. Army's Chief of staff through World War II, George Catlett marshall (1880-1959) organized the military mobilization of unprecedented number of Americans and 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 Defence during the Korean War, Marshall the statesman created the European Recovery Act (known as the Marshall Plan) and made possible the Berlin Airlift. Ed Cray in this masterful biography brings us face-to-face with a genuine American hero and the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.
Title:General of the Army: George C. Marshall, Soldier and StatesmanFormat:PaperbackDimensions:864 pages, 9.2 × 6.08 × 1.67 inPublished:June 6, 2000Publisher:Cooper Square PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0815410425

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The Allied forces were under intense pressure from Hitler and his Third Reich throughout the Second World War. The man who felt a lot of this pressure was George C. Marshall, the United States Army’s chief of staff during the War. In General of the Army: George C. Marshall, Soldier and Statesman, Ed Cray examines the life and times of the creator of the Marshall Plan and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. The story of this real-life American hero will interest all war buffs.

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Impressively researched, delightfully written, and judiciously argued, General of the Army is the best one-volume life of Marshall to date. It deserves to be read by anyone interested in recent American history.