General William E. DePuy
Preparing the Army for Modern War
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"General William E. DePuy: Preparing the Army for Modern War is a superb contribution to our knowledge of our army's transformation and provides much food for thought about the forthcoming challenges of regeneration and reorientation the nation faces."—Parameters"
""The book is loaded with valuable information about Gen. William E. Depuy. It answers many questions and leaves the reader wanting to know more about the man."—Army Magazine"
"An excellent biography of a man who has been largely ignored by historians. It provides a much needed re-examination of the early post-Vietnam Army and the men who created and built what is regarded today as the best army in the world."—Bowling Green Daily News
"An unbiased and objective study, the book reveals both DePuy's great strengths and his human weaknesses."—Air Power History
"[DePuy] was a dynamic, intelligent, hard-driving officer whose personality an military record have been well captured by author Henry G. Cole." Journal of America's Military Past"—Journal of America's Military Past
"Readers less familiar with that army might better understand how painfully slow its post-Vietnam healing was, and the extent of heroin addiction, racism, illiteracy, and gener"al systematic dysfunction that junior combat arms leaders continued to confront daily." Military History of the West"—Military History of the West
"Gole not only conducts a comprehensive examination of DePuy's contributions to the Army but also provides insight into the complexities of the man and his motivations. . . . Well written in a highly engaging style and extremely informative."—Marine Corps University Journal
"In a detailed new biography of DuPuy, historian (and retired Special Forces officer) Henry Gole provides a balanced and comprehensive assessment of the oft-controversial general. It is a book filled with "Ah, so that is why X happened at Y date" moments, and it is a worthy addition to any bookshelf."—History.Net
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