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The Papers of George Catlett Marshall

"The Soldierly Spirit," December 1880 - June 1939

edited by Larry I. Bland and Sharon R. Ritenour

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Volume 1
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Winner of the Arthur S. Link-Warren F. Kuehl Price for Documentary Editing of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations

The Papers of George Catlett Marshall comprise the eminent soldier and statesman's most noteworthy personal and official correspondence, speeches, congressional testimonies, and statements to the press. Volume 1 follows Marshall from childhood to his appointment as acting Chief of Staff of the US Army. It covers his education at the Virginia Military Institute and early service in France, China and the Philippines, as well as his experiences as aide-de-camp to…

Winner of the Arthur S. Link-Warren F. Kuehl Price for Documentary Editing of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations

The Papers of George Catlett Marshall comprise the eminent soldier and statesman's most noteworthy personal and official correspondence, speeches, congressional testimonies, and statements to the press. Volume 1 follows Marshall from childhood to his appointment as acting Chief of Staff of the US Army. It covers his education at the Virginia Military Institute and early service in France, China and the Philippines, as well as his experiences as aide-de-camp to General John J. Pershing and as assistant commandant of the Infantry School as Fort Benning, Georgia, where he mentored future leaders such as Omar Bradley, Matthew Ridgway, Joseph Stilwell and, Walter Bedell Smith.

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The richest, most thought-provoking and professionally reassuring books to come along for some time... These papers are fascinating and professionally enriching because of the range of Marshall's prolific action and deep level of understanding.

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Available
Trim Size
6
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9
Pages
776
ISBN
9780801825521
Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Guide to Editorial Policies
Sources of Illustrations
Marshall Chronology
Introduction
Young Officer
World War I
Aid to Pershing
Tientsin, China
Instruction and Command
Illinois National Guard
Van

Foreword
Preface
Guide to Editorial Policies
Sources of Illustrations
Marshall Chronology
Introduction
Young Officer
World War I
Aid to Pershing
Tientsin, China
Instruction and Command
Illinois National Guard
Vancouver Barracks
War Department
Index

Author Bios
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Larry I. Bland

Larry I. Bland was editor of the Marshall Papers Project until his death in 2007. The Marshall Papers are published under the auspices of the George C. Marshall Foundation in Lexington, Virginia.
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Sharon Ritenour Stevens

Sharon Ritenour Stevens is associate editor of The Marshall Papers. The Marshall Papers are published under the auspices of the George C. Marshall Foundation in Lexington, Virginia.