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Westmoreland, William C. (William Childs) 1914-2005

Overview
Works: 253 works in 336 publications in 2 languages and 10,813 library holdings
Genres: Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Biography  Interviews  Trials, litigation, etc  Personal narratives  History  Sources  Motion pictures  Military history 
Roles: Interviewee, Speaker, Performer, Redactor
Classifications: DS559.5, 959.704340924
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Most widely held works by William C Westmoreland
Hearts and minds by Peter Davis ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1974 and 2002 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the American involvement in Vietnam, and is a chronicle of the war from a psychological perspective. Includes interviews with General William Westmoreland, former Secretary of Defense Clark Clifford, Senator William Fulbright, Walt Rostow, and Daniel Ellsberg, as well as American Vietnam veterans and Vietnamese leaders. Presidents Truman, Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon are shown in rare footage. Winner of the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature of 1974
Report of the Chief of Staff of the United States Army, 1 July 1968 to 30 June 1972 by William C Westmoreland ( Book )
4 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interview with William C. (William Childs) Westmoreland, 1981 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
General William C. Westmoreland directed the American military presence on the ground in Vietnam from 1964 to 1968. Here he discusses the situation in Vietnam in 1964 and various events during the War, including the Marine landing at Da Nang in 1965, Operation Rolling Thunder, and the Tet Offensive. He describes the successes and failures of American military efforts in Vietnam and the strengths of various units. Finally, he reflects on the Johnson Administration's 1968 decision not to pursue a war-winning strategy. -- taken from Open Vault WGBH Media Library and Archives
Vietnam, a documentary collection Westmoreland v. CBS ( Book )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Printed guide to the microfiche collection
Report on the war in Vietnam : (as of 30 June 1968) by U. S. Grant Sharp ( Book )
3 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Militærrådgivning; Taktik; Militærorganisation; Engagement; Build-up; Optrapning; Slutfasen
The court-martial of Lt. Calley ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Vietnam War was fought not only in Asia, but also in America. One of the biggest shocks was the realization that American soldiers, and not just distant enemies, were capable of war crimes. The court-martial of a young platoon leader accused of murdering Vietnamese civilians brought a confused nation face to face with this devastating fact. This documentary includes commentary by soldiers in Calley's platoon, archival footage of the atrocities and his court-martial trial
A soldier reports by William C Westmoreland ( Book )
13 editions published between 1976 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
General Westmoreland traces his career from his cadet days at West Point through World War II and Korea, and concentrates on his years as commander of United States military forces in Vietnam
Some friends of President Johnson by Hubert H Humphrey ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Messrs. Humphrey, Rusk, McPherson, and Gen. Westmoreland reminisce about Lyndon Johnson on the eve of the late President's funeral services in Washington, D.C
The Big Picture, Episode 806: There is a Way (USMA Prepatory School) ( )
and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Report to General William C. Westmoreland, Chief of Staff, U.S. Army by United States ( )
2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In October 1959, Secretary of the Army Wilber M. Brucker appointed a committee of senior officers to study the administration of military justice in the Army. The committee, which was chaired by LTG Herbert B. Powell, was tasked to: study the effectiveness of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) on discipline within the Army; analyze any inequities or injustices accruing to the Government or to individuals from the application of the Code and judicial decisions stemming therefrom; and consider legislative or other improvements to the Code. The committee's report, which is commonly known as the Powell report, was approved by Secretary Brucker in October 1960. Many of the recommendations of this report regarding the authority of military judges and The Judge Advocate General in courts-martial proceedings and reviews were subsequently adopted by the Army
The Call of duty ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vietnam veteran Paul Scoles relates his war experiences to Skip Spriggs, the son of Otha T. Spriggs, who was killed in action in Vietnam trying to save Scoles' life. This narrative is intercut with previously unreleased Vietnam war footage and with an interview with Gen. Westmoreland in which the general discusses U.S. strategic goals in Vietnam
The role of the U.S. Army in today's world : address by William C Westmoreland ( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Addresses by General W.C. Westmoreland, Chief of Staff, United States Army, Washington, D.C., 3 July 1968 to 30 June 1972 by William C Westmoreland ( Book )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Personal journeys of World War II ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
V. 1: Newsman Mike Wallace (Lt. US Navy) recalls how Hitler's brutal conquest of Europe ultimately forged the American will to fight. Senator Daniel Inouye (Capt. US Army) remembers his astonishment at the Japanese squadrons flying over his family's Hawaiian home on their way to Pearl Harbor. Senator Bob Dole (Lt. US Army) tells of a Kansas boy from his hometown who never returned from the Bataan Death March. These and other stories trace the first 1,00 days of WWII including Hitler's rise to power; the attack on Pearl Harbor; the internment of Japanese-Americans; the fall of Guam, Wake Island and the Philippines; Major Doolittle's daring raid on Tokyo; and America's victories at the Battle of Midway and Guadalcanal. v.2: Actor Eli Wallach (Capt. US Army) and Governor John Connally (Lt. Cmdr. US Navy) share their memories of North Africa, while Senator Daniel Inouye (Capt. US Army) tells of bitter fighting in the Italian countryside. Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. (Cmdr. US Navy) remembers a commando mission in Italy, and Mike Wallace (Lt. US Navy) recalls the haunting radio silence left in the wake of a missing US submarine. These and other stories look back at 1943 when the Allies took North Africa and Sicily and the US captured the Solomon Islands. Bougainville and Tarawa. While a mighty citizen's army went off to do battle, American women took to the front-lines of the industrial war-effort, and everyone on the homefront chipped in: rationing gasoline, growing victory gardens, and buying war bonds
Under orders, under fire ( )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The My Lai incident is debated by generals and chaplains who raise issues of confidentiality between soldiers and their religious confessors, and the issue of military justice itself. Generals William Westmoreland, David Jones, and Brent Scowcroft, correspondents Peter Jennings and Mike Wallace, and others, considers whether a soldier has the duty to follow orders no matter what and the course of action that is demanded by loyalty to one's country if you are the commander of a platoon under enemy fire and a soldier is trying to desert
Plaintiff General William C. Westmoreland's memorandum of law in opposition to defendant CBS's motion to dismiss and for summary judgment by William C Westmoreland ( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Social activism sound recording project ( )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An annotated chronology of events in the United States and abroad related to the Vietnam War and protests against the war, 1960-1975, with emphasis on the anti-war movement in the San Francisco Bay Area. Site features extensive historical audio and video recordings and links to full-text newspaper articles and other online resources
Memorandum in support of defendant CBS's motion to dismiss and for summary judgment by William C Westmoreland ( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Westmoreland, William C.
Westmoreland, William Childs, 1914-
Westmoreland, William Childs 1914-2005
Languages
English (96)
Vietnamese (2)
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