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Donald Trump 's national security adviser, Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, has spent a lifetime defying the odds - until now. Some in Washington have expressed surprise at the mounting reports that the career Army officer is being eased out of his White House job. But for anyone closely affiliated with the Trump ...
That phrase was repeatedly used by Americans to describe the glide path to victory in that conflict and would long be associated with the commander of U.S. forces, General William Westmoreland. He used it to remarkable effect in 1967, a mere 10 weeks before the enemy launched its devastating Tet ...

Two months after the Phong Nhi massacre took place, the commander of US forces in Vietnam, Gen. William Westmoreland, sent a preliminary copy of the investigation to his South Korean counterpart, Lt. Gen. Chae Myung-shin, asking for an urgent response, according to declassified US documents.
Gen. William Westmoreland. The troop commander known — not always affectionately — as “Westy” insisted to Cronkite that America was still winning the war despite the initial chaos, and that the crucial city of Hue was back under U.S. control even as he pressed a demand for yet another 200,000 troops.
Gen. William C. Westmoreland, commander of U.S. Forces in South Vietnam, stands beneath a three combat-ready Hawk antiaircraft missiles at Da Nang, Vietnam, Feb. 21, 1965. The General is inspecting two batteries of U.S. Marine Corps Hawks. Expand. By Glen Barber | gbarber@denverpost.com | The ...

On TV's “60 Minutes,” the general in charge of American troops said they must not let Afghanistan fall. He sounded an awful lot like General Westmoreland during the Vietnam War. Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster published the book “Dereliction of Duty,” castigating the Johnson Administration for lying to the ...
That phrase was repeatedly used by Americans to describe the glide path to victory in that conflict and would long be associated with the commander of US forces, Gen. William Westmoreland. He used it to remarkable effect in 1967, a mere 10 weeks before the enemy launched its devastating Tet Offensive.

U.S. troops and their allies in the Republic of Vietnam were surprised. They needed help in pushing back the offensive and reclaiming territory the enemy had claimed. Gen. William C. Westmoreland, commanding general of U.S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam, requested that additional combat ...
During his time in the hospital, he was to receive his battlefield commission — captain's bars — from none other than Gen. William Westmoreland, however he was shipped out prior to the general's arrival and never got the commission. It's something he looks back on with a laugh today. His time recovering ...
William Childs Westmoreland, who was in charge of all armed forces in South Vietnam from 1963 to 1968. In 1964, we flew to Saigon to spend a year with him. I was just 9 years old. My father had been sent to South Vietnam to assume control of the Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, from Gen.
General Westmoreland's forces and their South Vietnamese allies had fended off the attacks of National Liberation Front and North Vietnamese forces at the Vietnamese new ... When it came to troops, “Westy,” as the general was nicknamed, proved crafty. ... But the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen.


 

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