Carter B. Magruder

Carter B. Magruder

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Carter Bowie Magruder was a United States Army four star general who served concurrently as Commander in Chief, United Nations Command/Commander, United States Forces Korea/Commanding General, Eighth United States Army (CINCUNC/COMUSFK/CG EUSA) from 1959 to 1961. Magruder was born in London, England, where his father was serving with the United States Public Health Service. At the time of the United States' entry into World War I, he was attending the University of Virginia. He dropped out of college and was commissioned an infantry second lieutenant in 1918. With the end of the war, Magruder accepted an appointment to the United States Military Academy. Upon graduation in 1923 he was commissioned in the field artillery. Later he attended Purdue University and received a master's degree in mechanical engineering in 1932.
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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134924733
  • 9786134924733