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Terrible Terry Allen : combat general of World War II : the life of an American soldier

Author: Gerald Astor
Publisher: New York : Presidio/Ballantine Books, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A controversial general who led American forces in North Africa, Holland, and across Germany.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographie
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Astor, Gerald, 1926-2007.
Terrible Terry Allen.
New York : Presidio/Ballantine Books, ©2003
(OCoLC)606953903
Named Person: Terry de la Mesa Allen; Terry de la Mesa Allen
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Astor
ISBN: 0891417605 9780891417606 0891418342 9780891418344
OCLC Number: 53796918
Description: xiv, 374 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Sam Allen's West Point --
Terry Allen's West Point --
The Cavalryman --
Terry Allen Goes to War --
At the Front --
Occupation Duty --
Stateside Duty --
Going to War Again --
Desert War --
Setbacks --
On the Offensive --
Operation Husky --
Victory and Defeat --
Fresh Starts --
Once More Into the Breach --
To the Roer --
Over the Roer --
To the Elbe and Peace --
Home and Terry Junior --
Third Generation --
Taps.
Responsibility: Gerald Astor.
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Terry de la Mesa Allen's mother was the daughter of a Spanish officer, and his father was a career US Army officer. Despite this impressive martial heritage, success in the military seemed unlikely  Read more...

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