Jacob L. Devers

Jacob L. Devers

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. General Jacob "Jake" Loucks Devers (September 8, 1887 - October 15, 1979), commander of the 6th Army Group in Europe during World War II. He was the first United States military officer to reach the Rhine after D-Day. Devers was born in York, Pennsylvania. He graduated 39th out of 103 graduates from the United States Military Academy in 1909. Some of his classmates were George S. Patton (46), John C. H. Lee (12), Robert L. Eichelberger (68), Edwin F. Harding (74), and William H. Simpson (101). Much of his energy between the world wars was spent in the tactical and technical improvement of his branch, the Field Artillery.show more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • DIC Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135876023
  • 9786135876024