George C. Marshall: War Heroes (History Maker Bios Series) by Catherine A. Welch, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
George C. Marshall: War Heroes (History Maker Bios Series)

George C. Marshall: War Heroes (History Maker Bios Series)

by Catherine A. Welch
     
 
Question: What World War II general is famous for his peactime work?

Answer: George C. Marshall, who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his work on the Marshall Plan. After World War II, the Marshall Plan brought badly needed food and supplies to a devastated Europe.

  • In World War I, he organized the rapid march of a half a million men

Overview

Question: What World War II general is famous for his peactime work?

Answer: George C. Marshall, who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his work on the Marshall Plan. After World War II, the Marshall Plan brought badly needed food and supplies to a devastated Europe.

  • In World War I, he organized the rapid march of a half a million men and supplies to a major battle.
  • He built a small U.S. Army into the most powerful military force in the world.
  • He set aside fame as a battle general so that he could help the president plan the overall war strategy in World War II.

Read these and other History Maker Bios about War Heroes: Ulysses S. Grant, Robert E. Lee, Douglas MacArthur, George S. Patton Jr., Colin Powell.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760760864
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
12/25/2004
Series:
History Maker Bios Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.22(d)
Age Range:
7 - 10 Years

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