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Author Calhoun, Mark T.

Title General Lesley J. McNair : unsung architect of the US Army / Mark T. Calhoun
Published Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (pages cm)
Series Modern war studies
Modern war studies.
Contents Innovation in peace and war -- From cadet to commander: birth of an innovator -- World War I -- McNair: war planner -- Interwar education and training -- Professor of Military Science and Tactics at Purdue -- The Army War College class of 1928-1929 -- Getting over the hump -- Rise to prominence, 1935-1940 -- World War II: the culmination of a career -- Protective mobilization -- Training the Army ground forces -- The Army ground forces at war -- Epilogue
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject McNair, Lesley James, 1883-1944.
United States. Army -- Officers -- Biography.
United States. Army -- Officers -- Training of -- History -- 20th century.
Generals -- United States -- Biography.
Military education -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Soldiers -- Training of -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0700620699 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780700620692 (cloth ; alk. paper)