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The biographical dictionary of World War II generals and flag officers : the U.S. Armed Forces

Author: R Manning Ancell; Christine Marie Miller
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biographical dictionary of American generals and flag officers who served any active duty from December 7, 1941 to September 2, 1945. It includes officers of the US Army, the US Air force, the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Biography Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ancell, R. Manning, 1942-
Biographical dictionary of World War II generals and flag officers.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1996
(OCoLC)603797329
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R Manning Ancell; Christine Marie Miller
ISBN: 0313295468 9780313295461
OCLC Number: 33862161
Description: xii, 706 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: This book contains "biographical material on all our country's generals and flag officers who served any amount of active duty between December 7, 1941 and September 2, 1945. This includes general officers of the U.S. Army, the U.S. Army Air Force, the National Guard and the U.S. Marine Corps and flag officers of the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard. In addition to regular officers, [this book] includes officers called to active duty from the Reserves, officers brought from retirement to temporary active duty, and officers promoted to high rank directly from civilian life" --
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Responsibility: R. Manning Ancell with Christine M. Miller.

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"Compilers Ancell and Miller present almost 2,400 biographical entries that represent, they believe, 99 percent of US generals and flag officers of WWII ... this work will be of value in collections Read more...

 
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