Item Details

George Marshall: A Biography

Debi and Irwin Unger ; with Stanley Hirshson
Format
Book
Published
New York, NY : Harper, [2014]
Edition
First edition
Language
English
ISBN
9780060577193 (hardcover), 0060577193 (hardcover)
Summary
Presents a complete picture of the life of George C. Marshall, from his childhood and military training through his role as chief of staff of the U.S. Army during World War II and his leadership efforts as Secretary of State in rebuilding post-war Europe.
Contents
  • Childish Things
  • Learning and Yearning
  • Between the Wars
  • Preparing for War
  • Retreat
  • "Underbelly"
  • Pacific Woes
  • Europe at Last
  • Japan-China
  • Affairs of State
  • Envoi.
Description
552 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 519-526) and index.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Original red boards; black spine, dust jacket. Robert and Virginia Tunstall Trust Fund, 2015/2016.
Technical Details
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