General Jacob Devers: World War Ii's Forgotten Four Star


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Of the leaders of the American Army in World War II, Jacob Devers is undoubtedly the "forgotten four star." Plucked from relative obscurity in the Canal Zone, Devers was one of four generals selected by General of the Army George Marshall in 1941 to assist him in preparing the Army for war. He quickly became known in Army circles for his "can do" attitude and remarkable ability to cut through red tape. Among other duties, he was instrumental in transforming Ft. Bragg, then a small Army post, into a major training facility. ...

General Jacob Devers: World War II's Forgotten Four Star 2015, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN

ISBN-13: 9780253015174