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George C. Marshall Museum and Library

George C. Marshall Museum & Library

George C. Marshall: He won the war. He won the peace. Learn about the man known as World War II's "Organizer of Victory," and Nobel Peace Prize winner for the Marshall Plan. Marshall is the Virginia Military Institute's most famous graduate (Class of 1901) and its only five-star general. The independent, non-profit George C. Marshall Foundation preserves and perpetuates Marshall's legacy through the George C. Marshall Museum & Library and offers a wide range of programming and resources for use by the general public, amateur historians, scholars and students of all ages. We are located on the Parade Ground at VMI.

  • 1.

    1953 Nobel Peace Prize

    1953 Nobel Peace Prize

    George C. Marshall won the Nobel for the Marshall Plan, which helped Western Europe recover after WWII.

  • 2.

    Father of the Jeep

    Father of the Jeep

    George C. Marshall is known as the "Father of the Jeep" because he approved their testing and production.

  • 3.

    Academy Award for Best Picture: PATTON

    Academy Award for Best Picture: PATTON

    The biographical war film "Patton" won Best Picture for 1970. Find out why we have it!

  • 4.

    German Enigma Machine

    German Enigma Machine

    A captured German Enigma machine is on display at the Marshall Museum.

  • 5.

    Mussolini's Broadsword

    Mussolini's Broadsword

    A massive steel and gold broadsword that once belonged to Italian Fascist Dictator Benito Mussolini.

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