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West Point 1915

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West Point's Class of 1915 is the academy's most important in history.The cadets of the United States Military Academy, West Point, are intimately twined with the country's history. The graduating class of 1915, the class the stars fell on, was particularly noteworthy. Of the 164 graduates that year, 59 (36%) attained the rank of general, the most of any class in. Although Dwight Eisenhower and Omar Bradley, both five-star generals, are the most recognizable, other class members contributed significantly to the Allied victory in World War I, World War II and played key roles either in the post-war U.S. military establishment or in business and industry after World War II, especially in the Korean War and the formation of NATO. For more than half a century, these men exerted tremendous influence on the shaping of modern America, which remains substantial to this day. Individually, the stories of these military and political leaders are noteworthy. Collectively, they are astonishing. West Point, 1915 explores the achievements of this remarkable group.


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Publisher: MBI

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  • Release date: October 21, 2014

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  • ISBN: 9781627885119
  • Release date: October 21, 2014

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  • ISBN: 9781627885119
  • File size: 7174 KB
  • Release date: October 21, 2014

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Military Nonfiction

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English

West Point's Class of 1915 is the academy's most important in history.The cadets of the United States Military Academy, West Point, are intimately twined with the country's history. The graduating class of 1915, the class the stars fell on, was particularly noteworthy. Of the 164 graduates that year, 59 (36%) attained the rank of general, the most of any class in. Although Dwight Eisenhower and Omar Bradley, both five-star generals, are the most recognizable, other class members contributed significantly to the Allied victory in World War I, World War II and played key roles either in the post-war U.S. military establishment or in business and industry after World War II, especially in the Korean War and the formation of NATO. For more than half a century, these men exerted tremendous influence on the shaping of modern America, which remains substantial to this day. Individually, the stories of these military and political leaders are noteworthy. Collectively, they are astonishing. West Point, 1915 explores the achievements of this remarkable group.


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  • Details

    Publisher:
    MBI

    Kindle Book
    Release date: October 21, 2014

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9781627885119
    Release date: October 21, 2014

    EPUB eBook
    ISBN: 9781627885119
    File size: 7174 KB
    Release date: October 21, 2014

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  • Formats
    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB eBook
  • Languages
    English