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I joined DePuy's Army in time to dig the demonstration crew-served weapons DePuy fighting positions at Benning. Gole has taught at West Point, the U. In addition, he served as a rifleman in Korea and completed two tours as a Special Forces Officer during the Vietnam War. Army Chief of Staff General Creighton Abrams directed a major reorganization of the Army and appointed William E. He regenerated a deflated post-Vietnam Army, effectively cultivating a military force prepared to fight and win in modern war.

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William E. DePuy: Preparing the Army for Modern by Henry G. Gole

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DePuy, Gole presents the accomplishments of this important military figure and explores how he helped shape the most potent military force in the history of the world. Depuy: Preparing the Army for Modern War is a great read, and I highly recommend it. The war in Vietnam had gone badly and public attitudes about it shifted from indifference, to acceptance, to protest. DePuy started in the tail-end of one such. DePuy was an excellent resource for me to use to discuss General DePuy's army career with my brother, a retired veteran. And he would draw once again upon these lessons in rebuilding the army in the seventies. Army in the twentieth century.

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General William E. DePuy

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Retrieved Mar 10 2019 from General William E. From the late 1960s to the late 1970s, the United States Army was a demoralized institution in a country in the midst of a social revolution. It provides a much needed re-examination of the early post-Vietnam Army and the men who created and built what is regarded today as the best army in the world. Army Chief of Staff General Creighton Abrams directed a major reorganization of the Army and appointed William E. Johnson in the White House. The M-1 Garand was replacing the 1903 Springfield rifle.

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General William E. DePuy : Henry G. Gole : 9780813125008

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He was not without detractors as being ruthless in relieving those he considered incompetent. The photographs are well selected to help tell the story. He lived long enough to see his efforts produce American victory in the Gulf War of 1991. There are those who include him with Marshall and McNair as one of the three great trainers of the U. The war in Vietnam had gone badly and public attitudes about it shifted from indifference, to acceptance, to protest. A great biography replete with an accurate history of confusing times for our Army and our nation. Wrap-around puttees gave way to leggings.

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General William E. DePuy

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Gole guides the reader from DePuy's boyhood and college days in South Dakota through the major events and achievements of his life. Henry Gole''s excellent biography is an important contribution to American military history. Gole guides the reader from DePuy's boyhood and college days in South Dakota through the major events and achievements of his life. It answers many questions and leaves the reader wanting to know more about the man. Army after the Vietnam War. As a general officer he was General WestmorelandÕs operations officer in Saigon; commander of the 1st Infantry Division in Vietnam; Special Assistant to the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff; and Assistant Vice Chief of Staff, Army.

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General William E. DePuy : Henry G. Gole : 9780813125008

general william e depuy gole henry g stofft u s army ret major general william a

DePuy: Preparing the Army for Modern War. DePuy is the first book-length biography of the important figure who revolutionized military training. DePuy, Gole presents the accomplishments of this important military figure and explores how he helped shape the most potent military force in the history of the world. But, Henry Gole pumps blood into the veins of this seemingly lustreless Four Star and traces his path relentlessly. Gole guides the reader from DePuy's boyhood and college days in South Dakota through the major events and achievements of his life.

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General William E. DePuy

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Army Chief of Staff General Creighton Abrams directed a major reorganization of the Army and appointed William E. Gole guides the reader from DePuyÕs boyhood and college days in South Dakota through the major events and achievements of his life. Army Chief of Staff General Creighton Abrams directed a major reorganization of the Army and appointed William E. Gole mined secondary and primary sources, including DePuy's personal papers and extensive archival material, and he interviewed peers, subordinates, family members, and close observers to describe and analyze DePuy's unique contributions to the Army and nation. DePuy fixed a broken Army.

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William E. DePuy: Preparing the Army for Modern by COL (Ret) Henry Gole, Ph.D.

general william e depuy gole henry g stofft u s army ret major general william a

Gole mined secondary and primary sources, including DePuy's personal papers and extensive archival material, and he interviewed peers, subordinates, family members, and close observers to describe and analyze DePuy's unique contributions to the Army and nation. My brother had talked endlessly for the past 10 months, since coming to live with my family, about General DePuy and how he had influenced his life as a soldier. From the late 1960s to the late 1970s, the United States Army was a demoralized institution in a country in the midst of a social revolution. He was a man of unusual intelligence, lucid expression, and intense focus. Johnson in the White House. DePuy: Preparing the Army for Modern War is the first full-length biography of this key figure in the history of the U.

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William E. DePuy: Preparing the Army for Modern by COL (Ret) Henry Gole, Ph.D.

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Army in the twentieth century. Gole mined secondary and primary sources, including DePuy's personal papers and extensive archival material, and he interviewed peers, subordinates, family members, and close observers to describe and analyze DePuy's unique contributions to the Army and nation. The war in Vietnam had gone badly and public attitudes about it shifted from indifference, to acceptance, to protest. Tactics, doctrine, organization, leadership and time-shrouded mystery define the man. 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. Length: 72 Minutes Lecture Date: January 21, 2009. The story of General Depuy's career begins as a second lieutenant fighting seasoned German soldiers from Normandy to Frankfurt and beyond.

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