Fighting Wars, Planning for Peace: The Story of George C. Marshall Lee Gimpel

ISBN: 9781931798662

Published: August 30th 2005

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176 pages


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Fighting Wars, Planning for Peace: The Story of George C. Marshall  by  Lee Gimpel

Fighting Wars, Planning for Peace: The Story of George C. Marshall by Lee Gimpel
August 30th 2005 | Library Binding | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 176 pages | ISBN: 9781931798662 | 10.44 Mb

At the turn of the twentieth century, the forty-five states that constituted the United States of America were on the brink of change. No longer a second-rate nation behind the old European countries, America was emerging from its Wild West frontierMoreAt the turn of the twentieth century, the forty-five states that constituted the United States of America were on the brink of change. No longer a second-rate nation behind the old European countries, America was emerging from its Wild West frontier days, becoming a major commercial power and military force.

For the majority of the century, the United States would be the worlds dominant nation.In many respects, what defined the American Century was the work of George C. Marshall. Though he shunned publicity and self-promotion, seeking instead to do his job quietly and well, he was twice selected as Time magazines Man of the Year, stood at the top of the U.S. Army, and won a Nobel Peace Prize for the Marshall Plan. Marshall prided himself on his lack of emotion and, unlike his prot



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