1947-48: When Marshall Kept the U.S. Out of War in China

  title={1947-48: When Marshall Kept the U.S. Out of War in China},
  author={Ernest R. May},
  journal={The Journal of Military History},
  • Ernest R. May
  • Published 1 October 2002
  • History
  • The Journal of Military History
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