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It had been decided to establish a NATO military committee consisting of the
chiefs of staff of all NATO nations, a sort of super Combined Chiefs of Staff. I
served as chairman of this committee, which met periodically to consider strategy.
A commander in chief in a tough military situation should not be compelled to rely
on men in whom he has no faith. When the Korean War came, Truman
instinctively turned to the military man he trusted most: George Marshall. By that
In response to further probing on the use of the atomic bomb, Truman said, "It is a
matter that the military people will have to decide. ... I am not a military authority
that passes on these things. . . . The military commander in the field will have ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Whiskey3pa - LibraryThing
Well organised and paced. Presents an interesting look at many of key figures of the Allied war effort. At times, it feels more like the tone of Patton than Bradley, at least as they have been portrayed popularly since the war. Good reading, highly recomended. Read full review
part two Overseas to War
part three The War on the Continent
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