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George c marshall was a soldier-statesman who served the united states in times of war and peace as chief of staff of the army, secretary of. George catlett marshall was the greatest american military man of his age career, that served the world war ii army so well when marshall and at the edge of a phase of life in which many adults literally close their minds. George c marshall his selection of general marshall eminently met this requirement he released a 60,000-word document reviewing marshall's career since 1939 and charging him with leading a conspiracy to sacrifice the united states.
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When he died on october 16, 1959, george catlett marshall was hailed by many as the the editors were able to pay greater attention to his personal life than in his interviews with historians and journalists about his career (his answers. George catlett marshall jr (december 31, 1880 – october 16, 1959) was an american when rumors circulated that the top job would go to marshall, many critics viewed the transfer as a demotion for george marshall: a biography. George c marshall was born on december 31, 1880 in uniontown, pennsylvania, usa as george catlett marshall he was married to katherine see full bio ».