Bruce Palmer, JR.

Bruce Palmer, 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. Bruce Palmer, Jr., (April 13, 1913-October 10, 2000) was a noted United States Army General and acting Chief of Staff of the United States Army from July to October 1972. Palmer was born in Austin, Texas. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1936 and was commissioned a second lieutenant and served with the 8th Cavalry at Fort Bliss, Texas, 1936-1939. Palmer was promoted to first lieutenant, June 1939, and served as regimental adjutant, June-September 1939. He graduated from the Cavalry School at Fort Riley, Kansas, 1940; was a troop and squadron commander of the 6th Cavalry (Mechanized), 1940-1942; and was promoted to temporary ranks of captain, October 1940, and major, February 1942. He served in the Operations Division of the War Department General Staff, 1942-1943; was promoted to temporary lieutenant colonel, February 1943; and was chief of staff of the 6th Infantry Division in Southwest Pacific operations in World War II, more

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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 209g
  • Claud Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134924903
  • 9786134924900