Baker, Kevin
September 2011
Military History;Sep2011, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p28
The article presents a biography of U.S. General and Secretary of State George C. Marshall. Special attention is given to President Franklin D. Roosevelt's appointment of Marshall to be U.S. Army Chief of Staff on September 1, 1939 and the working relationship of Roosevelt and Marshall during World War II. Marshall's creation of the so-called Marshall Plan of U.S economic assistance to Europe as Secretary of State in 1947 is considered.


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