An Unsung Soldier: The Life of Gen. Andrew J. Goodpaster by Robert S. Jordan

By Robert S. Jordan

Gen. Andrew J. Goodpaster used to be one of many major soldier-scholars of his time. He was once one of many key figures in the course of the chilly struggle - person who stood one of the dominant American army and political personalities of these instances. Goodpaster served Gen. Dwight Eisenhower in setting up the overseas army portion of NATO after which served as his employees Secretary. He accomplished the top overseas army command task attainable – as NATO’s very best Allied Commander, Europe and restored the integrity of West aspect in the course of a huge moral difficulty. Upon his ultimate retirement and for over a quarter-century thereafter, he was once actively concerned either the formal and casual global of Washington policy-making, making his mark many times as a revered player.

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