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Political indoctrination in the U.S. Army from World War II to the Vietnam War

by Christopher S. DeRosa

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Army -- Political activity.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementChristopher S. DeRosa.
      SeriesStudies in war, society, and the military
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA25 .D42 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3418742M
      ISBN 10080321734X
      ISBN 109780803217348
      LC Control Number2005035112

        Unit records for World War II and the Korean and Vietnam wars are in the custody of the Archives II Textual Reference Branch, National Archives and Records Administration, Adelphi Road, College Park, MD ; telephone () A senior officer of the United States Army, who commanded the U.S. Seventh Army in the Mediterranean and European Theaters of World War II, but is best known for his leadership of the U.S .

      The United States Army in World War II series describes the organization, plans, and operations of the War Department and the Army, in the zone of interior and in all of the Army’s five theaters of operations from to Since the Army authorized the project in . Training began in , and Brigadier General Harry Hill Bandholtz was appointed as chief of the Constabulary in World War I. The complexity of warfare during World War I required a corps of specially-trained soldiers to handle massive numbers of prisoners of war and control the movement of troops and supplies in the zones of operation.

      Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th U.S. president (–61), who had been supreme commander of the Allied forces in western Europe during World War II. A republican, as president, he presided over a period that was characterized by economic prosperity and conformity in the midst of the Cold War. During the Second World War (–), India was controlled by the United Kingdom, with the British holding territories in India including over six hundred autonomous Princely States; British-occupied India officially declared war on Nazi Germany in September The British Raj, as part of the Allied Nations, sent over two and a half million soldiers to fight under British command.


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