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General William E. Depuy : preparing the Army for modern war / Henry G. Gole ; with a foreword by William A. Stofft.

By: Gole, Henry G, 1933-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.American warriors (Lexington, Ky.): Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2008Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 364 pages, [24] pages) : illustrations, maps, plans.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780813173016; 0813173019; 9780813138930; 0813138930.Subject(s): Generals -- United States -- BiographyAdditional physical formats: Print version:: General William E. Depuy.DDC classification: 355.0092 | B Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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.
Summary: 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 officer to commander of Training and Doctrine Command. General William E. DePuy: Preparing the Army for Modern War is the first book-length biography of the important figure who revo.
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"An AUSA book"--Ser. title page.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-341) and index.

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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 officer to commander of Training and Doctrine Command. General William E. DePuy: Preparing the Army for Modern War is the first book-length biography of the important figure who revo.

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.

Author notes provided by Syndetics

<p>Henry G. Gole has taught at West Point, the U.S. Army College, the University of Maryland, and Dickinson College. He is the author of The Road to Rainbow: Army Planning for Global War, 1934--1940 and Soldiering: Observations from Korea, Vietnam, and Safe Places. In addition, he served as a rifleman in Korea and completed two tours as a Special Forces Officer during the Vietnam War.</p>

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