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Posted: 5/2/2003 3:29:28 PM EDT
I recently finished a biography on the general, who lived to see 100 years. In my opinion, one of our finest fighting generals, a true winner.  Just wondering if any of you also have read it.
Link Posted: 5/2/2003 6:21:53 PM EDT
I am not familar with the name.  What war or major battles did he take part in?
Link Posted: 5/2/2003 6:53:32 PM EDT
He fought in WW I, WW II and Korea. He commanded III Corps during WW II, and the Eighth Army during the Korean War, following GEN Ridgeway.
Link Posted: 5/2/2003 7:14:01 PM EDT
He also went to Greece in 1947 and was instrumental in defeating the communists, under the Truman Doctrine. He founded the South Korean version of West Point.
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 5:29:20 PM EDT
Quite a resume!
Link Posted: 5/5/2003 7:41:54 PM EDT
His son was MIA in Korea.


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