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General William E. Depuy : preparing the Army for modern war

Author: Henry G Gole
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2008.
Series: American warriors (Lexington, Ky.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Considered one of most influential U.S. military officers of the twentieth century, William E. DePuy (1919-1992) developed the education and training program that regenerated the U.S. Army after the Vietnam War. Henry G. Gole draws from sources such as transcripts and letters in DePuy's personal papers, interviews with those who knew him best, and secondary literature to trace DePuy's life from child to decorated  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gole, Henry G., 1933-
General William E. Depuy.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2008
(DLC) 2008028002
(OCoLC)213840192
Named Person: William E DePuy; William E DePuy
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Henry G Gole
ISBN: 9780813173016 0813173019 9780813138930 0813138930 9780813135168 0813135168
OCLC Number: 262835192
Notes: "An AUSA book"--Ser. title page.
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 364 pages, [24] pages) : illustrations, maps, plans
Contents: Front cover; Copyright page; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Dakota Days; 2. Apprentice to Journeyman; 3. The 90th Division Goes to School; 4. The 90th Breaks Out; 5. Regular Army; 6. CIA Detail; 7. Armed Forces Staff College and a Second Battalion Command; 8. Clever Chaps; 9. School in London: Command in Schweinfurt; 10. Back to Washington; Photo insert; 11. Vietnam; 12. The Big Red One; 13. SACSA, Tet, and Policy Review; 14. To Fix a Broken Army; 15. TRADOC Commander; 16. Retirement, Illness, Taps; 17. Legacy; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: American warriors (Lexington, Ky.)
Responsibility: Henry G. Gole ; with a foreword by William A. Stofft.

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