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Crosswell, D. K. R. (Daniel K. R.)
Beetle : the life of General Walter Bedell Smith / D.K.R. Crosswell
Alternate Title Life of General Walter Bedell Smith
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, c2010
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E745.S57 C75 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject Smith, Walter Bedell, 1895-1961
Subject(s) Generals -- United States -- Biography
Subject United States. Army -- Biography
Subject(s) Statesmen -- United States -- Biography
Subject United States -- History, Military -- 20th century
Physical Description xvii, 1070 p. : maps ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 931-1052) and index
Summary The first full biography of Smith, a fascinating American soldier and diplomat who began his career in 1911 as a private in the Indiana National Guard, and retired as a four-star general
Contents Epilogue as prologue: soldier, diplomat, spymaster -- Officership in the army of the "long generation," 1917-1939 -- The towering figure: George C. Marshall -- The Mediterranean campaign -- France 1944 -- The victory campaign
Series American warriors (Lexington, Ky.)

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