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Author Galvin, John R., 1929-2015.

Title Fighting the Cold War : a soldier's memoir / General John R. Galvin, USA (Ret.) ; foreword by General David H. Petraeus, USA (Ret.).

Publication Info. Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, [2015]

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Description 1 online resource (xv, 517 pages) : illustrations.
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Series American warriors
American warriors (Lexington, Ky.)
Note Includes index.
Contents Part I. Pleasant Street -- The flashing eyes -- Shadows on the ceiling -- The Pleasant Street army -- If God was mad -- My nine lives -- Part II. Army life -- West Point: a time for testing -- Fort Benning: just like artillery, only bigger -- Puerto Rico: schooling -- Lanceros: continuen -- 101st Airborne Division: Hato Rey -- Fort Knox and Ginny -- Part III. War -- First Vietnam -- Pentagon: the papers -- Second Vietnam: all roads lead to Rang Rang -- Part IV. Mixed command and staff assignments -- The Fletcher School -- Stuttgart: the big staffs -- Belgium: Supreme Commanders Goodpaster and Haig -- 3rd Infantry Division -- 8th Infantry Division -- 24th Infantry Division -- VII Corps: warrior preparation -- Part V. Southern Command -- Southern Command, Panama -- Honduras -- El Salvador -- Colombia -- Part VI. Supreme commander -- Buttressing -- The White House and nuclear arms reduction -- Conventional forces in Europe -- WINTEX, the war game -- Change: the right mix -- The wall -- A strategy for change -- The First Gulf War -- Red Square -- The rescue of the Kurds -- The new force structure -- The coup -- Part VII. Global perspective -- Back to West Point, by way of Bosnia -- Ohio State University and global strategy seminars -- Back to Fletcher: leading and teaching leadership.
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Subject Galvin, John R., 1929-2015.
United States. Army -- Officers -- Biography.
United States. Army.
Cold War (1945-1989)
Generals -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- History, Military -- 20th century.
Cold War -- Biography.
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Military history.
Other Form: Print version: Galvin, John R., 1929- Fighting the Cold War 9780813161013 (DLC) 2014049386 (OCoLC)893452335
ISBN 9780813161037 (electronic bk.)
0813161037 (electronic bk.)
9780813161020 (electronic bk.)
0813161029 (electronic bk.)