Adna R. Chaffee, JR.

Adna R. Chaffee, JR.

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Adna Romanza Chaffee, Jr. was a major general in the United States Army, called the "Father of the Armored Force" for his role in developing the U.S. Army's tank forces. Adna Chaffee, Jr. was the son of lieutenant general Adna R. Chaffee, Sr. Born in Junction City, Kansas on September 23, 1884, he was commissioned a lieutenant of cavalry in 1906 after graduating from the United States Military Academy, and won recognition as the "Army's finest horseman." In World War I, he was an infantry major with the IV Corps during the St. Mihiel offensive, and as a colonel, he later served with the III Corps throughout the Meuse-Argonne Offensive. Following the war, he returned to his Regular Army rank of captain of cavalry and became an instructor at the General Staff School and the Army School of the Line at Fort Leavenworth. During the 1920s, he helped develop the armor concepts and doctrine of the futureshow more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 227g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135737724
  • 9786135737721