Partners In Command: George Marshall And Dwight Eisenhower In War And Peace
Partners in Command: George Marshall and Dwight Eisenhower in War and Peace
A unique look at the complex relationship between two of America?s foremost World War II leaders
The first book ever to explore the relationship between George Marshall and Dwight Eisenhower, Partners in Command eloquently tackles a subject that has eluded historians for years. As Mark Perry charts the crucial impact of this duo on victory in World War II and later as they lay the foundation for triumph in the Cold War, he shows us an unlikely, complex collaboration at the heart of decades of successful American foreign policy?and shatters many of the myths that have evolved about these two great men and the issues that tested their alliance. As exciting to read as it is vitally informative, this work is a signal accomplishment.
Perry is a military, intelligence, and foreign-policy analyst and a coordinator of Conflicts Forum, an international political advocacy organization. His absorbing account follows the alliance between two men who must be credited with a substantial role in winning World War II in Europe as well as laying the foundation for postwar foreign policy as the cold war commenced....