1919: MacArthurs Vision of West Points Future Warriors Cpt Gary D Langford

ISBN: 9781500320706

Published: June 26th 2014

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28 pages


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1919: MacArthurs Vision of West Points Future Warriors  by  Cpt Gary D Langford

1919: MacArthurs Vision of West Points Future Warriors by Cpt Gary D Langford
June 26th 2014 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 28 pages | ISBN: 9781500320706 | 4.77 Mb

On June 12, 1919, Brigadier General Douglas MacArthur slipped quietly into the command of the garrison in the Hudson Highlands, more commonly known as the United States Military Academy at West Point. He had chosen to forego the usual extravagantMoreOn June 12, 1919, Brigadier General Douglas MacArthur slipped quietly into the command of the garrison in the Hudson Highlands, more commonly known as the United States Military Academy at West Point. He had chosen to forego the usual extravagant change of command ceremony and the Corps Review stating the, Theyll see me soon and often enough.

MacArthur was, at thirty-nine, one of the youngest superintendents in the history of the Academy. He was also the youngest brigadier general in the Army. His career had been exemplary, and his near legendary exploits on the battlefields of Europe in World War I were reflected by the two Distinguished Service Crosses and the seven Silver Stars that hung from the lapel of his uniform.

In the search for a man of character and strength to rebuild the Academy, the Army Chief of Staff, General Peyton March, had with good reason looked to Douglas MacArthur.



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