Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

     
Available items only
Book Cover
Book
Author Heefner, Wilson Allen, 1931-

Title Dogface soldier : the life of General Lucian K. Truscott, Jr. / Wilson A. Heefner.

Imprint Columbia, MO : University of Missouri Press, c2010.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 TRUSCOTT,L HEE    Available
Description xv, 377 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction, to think like an army -- The early years -- On the road to high command -- Prelude to war -- Birth of the rangers -- Operation torch : the invasion of North Africa -- Duty with Ike -- Operation Husky : the battle for Sicily -- Fighting on the "boot" -- Operation Shingle : an end run -- Southern France -- Army command -- The final offensive -- The postwar years -- Duty with the CIA -- The last years.
Subject Truscott, Lucian King, 1895-1965.
United States. Army -- Biography.
Generals -- United States -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Biography.
ISBN 9780826218827 (cloth : alk. paper)
0826218822 (cloth : alk. paper)

 
    
Available items only