Edward Lansdale

Edward Lansdale

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Edward Geary Lansdale was a United States Air Force officer who served in the Office of Strategic Services and the Central Intelligence Agency. He rose to the rank of Major General and was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal in 1963. He was an early proponent of more aggressive US actions in the Cold War. Lansdale was born in Detroit, Michigan, died in McLean, Virginia, and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery. He was twice married and had two sons from his first marriage.Edward G. Lansdale was born in Detroit, Michigan, in 1908, the second of the four sons of Sarah Frances Philips of California and Henry Lansdale of Virginia. He attended school in Michigan, New York and California before attending the University of California at Los Angeles where he earned his way largely by writing for newspapers and magazines. He moved on to better paying work in advertising in Los Angeles and San Francisco
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Product details

  • Paperback | 188 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11mm | 281g
  • Saarbrucken, Germany
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 613669851X
  • 9786136698519