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- DescriptionIn his intriguing memoir, Major General William Steele retraces his journey from rural Georgia during the Great Depression to life in the military. Whether commanding an infantry battalion during the Vietnam War or serving as Senior Aide to Army Chief of Staff General Westmoreland, Bill's dedication to his country is evident. His personal sacrifices, triumphs, and tragedies are described with emotion and his intelligence and subtle humor come through in the telling of his life story.
- Author BiographyWilliam B. Steele was raised in southern Georgia and attained a degree from the University of Georgia in business administration. He earned a masters in international relations from George Washington University. During his 29 years in the U.S. Army, he commanded troops up to division level, saw combat in Vietnam, held many staff/instructor positions and attained the rank of major general. He received numerous decorations and awards. Upon retirement from the Army, he began a second career with Aflac, eventually retiring as Senior Vice President for International Operations. He still maintains contact with the Army and is president of the National Infantry Association. Virginia, his wife of 54 years, died in 2003. He later married Sandra Cross, and they currently reside in Columbus, Georgia.
- Author(s)William B Steele
- PublisherMagnifico Manuscripts, LLC
- Date of Publication12/04/2012
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectAutobiography: Historical, Political & Military
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintMagnifico Manuscripts, LLC
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight454 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine18 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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