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Fighting the Cold War : a soldier's memoir / General John R. Galvin, USA (Ret.) ; foreword by General David H. Petraeus, USA (Ret.).

By: Galvin, John R, 1929-2015.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.American warriors (Lexington, Ky.): Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, [2015]Description: 1 online resource (xv, 517 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780813161037; 0813161037; 9780813161020; 0813161029.Subject(s): Generals -- United States -- Biography | Cold War -- BiographyAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Fighting the Cold WarDDC classification: 355.0092 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Part I. Pleasant Street -- The flashing eyes -- Shadows on the ceiling -- The Pleasant Street army -- If God was mad -- My nine lives -- Part II. Army life -- West Point: a time for testing -- Fort Benning: just like artillery, only bigger -- Puerto Rico: schooling -- Lanceros: continuen -- 101st Airborne Division: Hato Rey -- Fort Knox and Ginny -- Part III. War -- First Vietnam -- Pentagon: the papers -- Second Vietnam: all roads lead to Rang Rang -- Part IV. Mixed command and staff assignments -- The Fletcher School -- Stuttgart: the big staffs -- Belgium: Supreme Commanders Goodpaster and Haig -- 3rd Infantry Division -- 8th Infantry Division -- 24th Infantry Division -- VII Corps: warrior preparation -- Part V. Southern Command -- Southern Command, Panama -- Honduras -- El Salvador -- Colombia -- Part VI. Supreme commander -- Buttressing -- The White House and nuclear arms reduction -- Conventional forces in Europe -- WINTEX, the war game -- Change: the right mix -- The wall -- A strategy for change -- The First Gulf War -- Red Square -- The rescue of the Kurds -- The new force structure -- The coup -- Part VII. Global perspective -- Back to West Point, by way of Bosnia -- Ohio State University and global strategy seminars -- Back to Fletcher: leading and teaching leadership.
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Includes index.

Part I. Pleasant Street -- The flashing eyes -- Shadows on the ceiling -- The Pleasant Street army -- If God was mad -- My nine lives -- Part II. Army life -- West Point: a time for testing -- Fort Benning: just like artillery, only bigger -- Puerto Rico: schooling -- Lanceros: continuen -- 101st Airborne Division: Hato Rey -- Fort Knox and Ginny -- Part III. War -- First Vietnam -- Pentagon: the papers -- Second Vietnam: all roads lead to Rang Rang -- Part IV. Mixed command and staff assignments -- The Fletcher School -- Stuttgart: the big staffs -- Belgium: Supreme Commanders Goodpaster and Haig -- 3rd Infantry Division -- 8th Infantry Division -- 24th Infantry Division -- VII Corps: warrior preparation -- Part V. Southern Command -- Southern Command, Panama -- Honduras -- El Salvador -- Colombia -- Part VI. Supreme commander -- Buttressing -- The White House and nuclear arms reduction -- Conventional forces in Europe -- WINTEX, the war game -- Change: the right mix -- The wall -- A strategy for change -- The First Gulf War -- Red Square -- The rescue of the Kurds -- The new force structure -- The coup -- Part VII. Global perspective -- Back to West Point, by way of Bosnia -- Ohio State University and global strategy seminars -- Back to Fletcher: leading and teaching leadership.

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<p> General John R. Galvin, USA (Ret.) , was dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and is the author of The Minute Men: The First Fight: Myths and Realities of the American Revolution ; Air Assault: the Development of Airmobile Warfare ; and Three Men of Boston: Leadership and Conflict at the Start of the American Revolution . He has received numerous awards, including the Legion of Merit and the Army Distinguished Service Medal.</p>

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