John J. Hennessey

John J. Hennessey

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Joseph Hennessey was a United States Army four star general who served as Commander in Chief, United States Readiness Command (USCINCRED) from 1974 to 1979. After attending Saint Mary's University of Minnesota for three years, he enrolled in the United States Military Academy and graduated in 1944, receiving his commission in the infantry. He deployed to the Europe Theater, serving as a platoon leader and company commander. In the Korean War he served on the staff of I Corps. By the Vietnam War he was a battalion commander in the 11th Air Assault Division, later serving as commander of the division's 1st Brigade. As a brigadier general he served as assistant division commander of the 82nd Airborne Division, then became assistant division commander of the 101st Airborne Division, deploying with that unit to Vietnam as its commander in 1970.show more

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  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 268g
  • Duct Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134925012
  • 9786134925013