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World at War Forum

General George Marshall: His Life and Military Career

2023-12-05 19:00:00 2023-12-05 20:30:00 America/New_York World at War Forum General George C. Marshall led a remarkable career in the U.S. Army. Daniel Zeiser will discuss his career and how without him the Allied victory and the post-war world would likely be very different. Westlake Porter Public Library - Porter Room

Tuesday, December 05
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2023-12-05 19:00:00 2023-12-05 20:30:00 America/New_York World at War Forum General George C. Marshall led a remarkable career in the U.S. Army. Daniel Zeiser will discuss his career and how without him the Allied victory and the post-war world would likely be very different. Westlake Porter Public Library - Porter Room

General George C. Marshall led a remarkable career in the U.S. Army. Daniel Zeiser will discuss his career and how without him the Allied victory and the post-war world would likely be very different.

George Marshall: From Undistinguished Boy to Organizer of Victory and World Leader

Born in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, nothing in General Marshall’s background would point to his becoming the United States’s premier military officer and then statesman. Beginning in 1902, he rose through the ranks of the U.S. Army. He never commanded troops in combat, but became the Army’s premier combat planner, and then the architect of the Allied victory in WWII. This presentation will focus on Marshall’s vision, both from the military and political viewpoints. As I will show, General Marshall was peerless in both. He was the right man in the right place at the right time. Without him, WWII and its aftermath would likely look much different.


Our presenter for this evening is Daniel Zeiser. Daniel is a Cleveland-area lawyer specializing in employment and labor law with nearly forty years of experience. He is also a member of the Cleveland Civil War Roundtable and has spoken to and written for the group.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | History and Genealogy | Education/Lifelong Learning |

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Westlake Porter Public Library is an independent public library serving the residents of the city of Westlake, western Cuyahoga County and eastern Lorain County. The library is located at 27333 Center Ridge Road in Westlake, Ohio. Anyone who lives, works, owns property, or goes to school in Ohio can register for a free library card.

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