Clyde D. Eddleman

Clyde D. Eddleman

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Clyde Davis Eddleman was a United States Army four star general who served as Commander, U.S. Army Europe from 1959 to 1960, and as Vice Chief of Staff of the United States Army from 1960 to 1962. Eddleman was born on January 17, 1902 in Orange, Texas. He graduated from Lake Charles High School in Lake Charles, Louisiana in 1919. In 1924 he graduated from the United States Military Academy, receiving his commission in the Infantry. Eddleman went to Australia with General Walter Krueger in early 1943 as Assistant Chief of Staff, G-3, and remained there until 1945. He participated in all of Sixth United States Army's campaigns, including the occupation of Japan. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal for his activities in the Leyte and Luzon Campaigns, and the Silver Star for reconnaissance under fire at Biak, Leyte, and Manila. He was promoted to Brigadier General at the Leyte beachhead.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • Fer Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134924717
  • 9786134924719