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George C. Marshall

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Marshall, George C. -- 1880-1959., United States. Army -- Biography., Generals -- United States -- Biography., Statesmen -- United States -- Biogr
Statementby Forrest C. Pogue ; foreword by Drew Middleton.
GenreBiography.
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LC ClassificationsE"745"M37"P6"1989
The Physical Object
Paginationv.
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Open LibraryOL20027975M
ISBN 100140119094, 0670810428
LC Control Number88025419

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