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The Resource General Jacob Devers : World War II's forgotten four star, John A. Adams

General Jacob Devers : World War II's forgotten four star, John A. Adams

Label
General Jacob Devers : World War II's forgotten four star
Title
General Jacob Devers
Title remainder
World War II's forgotten four star
Statement of responsibility
John A. Adams
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Of the leaders of the American Army in World War II, Jacob Devers is undoubtedly the ""forgotten four star."" Plucked from relative obscurity in the Canal Zone, Devers was one of four generals selected by General of the Army George Marshall in 1941 to assist him in preparing the Army for war. He quickly became known in Army circles for his ""can do"" attitude and remarkable ability to cut through red tape. Among other duties, he was instrumental in transforming Ft. Bragg, then a small Army post, into a major training facility. As head of the armored force, Devers contributed to the development
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Adams, John A.
Dewey number
  • 355.0092
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
E745.D48
LC item number
A64 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Devers, Jacob L.
  • United States
  • Generals
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Devers, Jacob L.
  • United States
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • Generals
  • United States
Label
General Jacob Devers : World War II's forgotten four star, John A. Adams
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Early years -- The interwar years -- Marshall recognizes Devers -- Chief of armored force -- The debate over doctrine -- Commander, ETO -- Deputy supreme commander, MTO -- The French and a Southern Front -- Dragooned -- Up the Rhone Valley -- An end to champagne -- Into the cold Vosges -- Cross the Rhine? -- Throw down at Vittel and its aftermath -- Nordwind strikes Devers -- The Colmar Pocket finally collapses -- Undertone to Austria -- Postwar
Control code
902830857
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253015266
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • c3226a33-c6c0-4884-aa42-ac3678355eb0
  • 22573/ctt16gkrhb
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)902830857
Label
General Jacob Devers : World War II's forgotten four star, John A. Adams
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Early years -- The interwar years -- Marshall recognizes Devers -- Chief of armored force -- The debate over doctrine -- Commander, ETO -- Deputy supreme commander, MTO -- The French and a Southern Front -- Dragooned -- Up the Rhone Valley -- An end to champagne -- Into the cold Vosges -- Cross the Rhine? -- Throw down at Vittel and its aftermath -- Nordwind strikes Devers -- The Colmar Pocket finally collapses -- Undertone to Austria -- Postwar
Control code
902830857
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253015266
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • c3226a33-c6c0-4884-aa42-ac3678355eb0
  • 22573/ctt16gkrhb
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)902830857

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