General George C. Marshall, chief of staff of the U.S. Army during World War II, faced the daunting task not only of overseeing two theaters of a global conflict but also of selecting the best generals to carry out American grand strategy. Marshall and His Generals is the first and only book to focus entirely on that selection process and the performances, both stellar and disappointing, that followed from it. Stephen Taaffe chronicles and critiques the background, character, achievements, and failures of the more than three dozen general officers chosen for top combat group commands
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|Size: ||2.2 MB|
|Publisher: ||University Press Of Kansas|
|Date published: || 2011|
|ISBN: ||2370007585717 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|