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Jacob L. Devers : a general's life

Author: James Scott Wheeler
Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, 2015.
Series: American warriors (Lexington, Ky.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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General Jacob L. "Jake" Devers was one of only two officers to command an army group during the decisive campaigns of 1944-1945 that liberated Europe and ended the war with Nazi Germany. In this  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wheeler, James Scott.
Jacob L. Devers.
Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, 2015
(DLC) 2015028410
Named Person: Jacob L Devers; Jacob L Devers
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Scott Wheeler
ISBN: 9780813166032 0813166039 9780813166049 0813166047 0813166020 9780813166025
OCLC Number: 921701607
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: From York to West Point --
Apprenticeship --
World War I and the Roaring Twenties --
Professional growth --
The approach of war --
Marshall's fireman and division command --
Forging the thunderbolt --
On to the war --
European Theater commander --
Mediterranean Theater of Operations --
Stalemate in Italy and the invasion of southern France --
Sixth Army Group: the Riviera to the Vosges --
The Vosges and Alsace campaigns --
Winter of discontent --
Victory in Europe --
Postwar challenges --
Retirement and beyond.
Series Title: American warriors (Lexington, Ky.)
Responsibility: James Scott Wheeler ; foreword by Rick Atkinson.

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