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General Walter Krueger : unsung hero of the Pacific War

Author: Kevin C Holzimmer
Publisher: Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, ©2007.
Series: Modern war studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"He made his name in the jungles of the Pacific theater, was featured on the cover of Time magazine, was tapped by Douglas MacArthur to lead the invasion of Japan, and made crucial contributions to the army's tactical and operational doctrine. Yet General Walter Krueger is still one of the least-known army commanders of World War II. Kevin Holzimmer's book resurrects the brilliant career of this great military  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Holzimmer, Kevin C.
General Walter Krueger.
Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, ©2007
(OCoLC)625771996
Named Person: Walter Krueger; Walter Krueger; Walter (Soldat Krueger
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin C Holzimmer
ISBN: 9780700615001 0700615008
OCLC Number: 71842753
Description: xiii, 329 pages : plans ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The making of a General Officer: 1881-1943 --
From Germany to the Philippines, 1881-1903 --
Education of a tactician, 1903-1920 --
Preparation for high command, 1920-1938 --
Training with the Third Army, 1938-1943 --
Operational leadership in the Southwest Pacific Area, 1943-1945 --
New Britain, May 1943-February 1944 --
The fight for New Guinea, part 1: February-May 1944 --
The fight for New Guinea, part 2: May-October 1944 --
Leyte, October-December 1944 --
Luzon and Japan, January 1945-January 1946 --
The postwar years, 1946-1967 --
Retirement and tragedy, 1946-1967 --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Modern war studies.
Responsibility: Kevin C. Holzimmer.
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