Harry Gore Bishop

Harry Gore Bishop

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Harry Gore Bishop was a United States Army artillery general and author. Bishop was born November 22, 1874, in Grand Rapids, Michigan. In 1893, Bishop entered the United States Military Academy at West Point. In 1916, during the Mexican Revolution, Bishop served on the U.S.-Mexico border. In 1917, attempting to fly as a passenger in an airplane from San Diego, California to Calexico, California, he was forced to land in Mexico and was lost for nine days before being recovered by a search party. On the entry of the United States into World War I, Bishop was promoted to Brigadier General. Serving in France, he commanded the 159th Field Artillery Brigade and later the 3rd Artillery Brigade. He received the Distinguished Service Medal and the French L gion d'honneur for his service. Following the conclusion of the war, Bishop was made Chief of the Philippine Department. In 1925, he returned to the United States and commanded the 15th Field Artillery at Fort Sam Houston in Texas
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  • Paperback | 196 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11mm | 295g
  • Commun
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135698575
  • 9786135698572