James R. Webb (Writer)

James R. Webb (Writer)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James R. Webb was an American writer. He won an Academy Award in 1963 for How the West Was Won. Webb was born in Denver, Colorado, and graduated from Stanford University in 1930. During the 1930s he worked both as a screenwriter and a fiction writer for a number of national magazines, including Collier's Weekly, Cosmopolitan and the Saturday Evening Post. Webb was commissioned an army officer in June 1942 and became a personal aide to General Lloyd R. Fredendall who was commander of the II Corps. Webb accompanied Fredendall to England in October 1942 and participated in the invasion of North Africa in November 1942 when the Second Corps captured the city of Oran. The Second Corps then attacked eastward into Tunisiashow more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 145g
  • Aud Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134958212
  • 9786134958219