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

Works: 260 works in 348 publications in 4 languages and 11,170 library holdings
Genres: Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Biography  Interviews  Trials, litigation, etc  History  Personal narratives  Records and correspondence  Motion pictures  Military history 
Roles: Interviewee, Author, Speaker, Performer, Redactor
Classifications: DS559.5, 959.704340924
Publication Timeline
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Hearts and minds by Peter Davis( Visual )
4 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the American involvement in Vietnam and chronicles 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. Shows footage of Presidents Truman, Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon
Report of the Chief of Staff of the United States Army, 1 July 1968 to 30 June 1972 by William C Westmoreland( Book )
2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interview with William C. (William Childs) Westmoreland, 1981 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 96 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
Report on the war in Vietnam : (as of 30 June 1968) by U. S. Grant Sharp( Book )
6 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Section I: "Report on air and naval campaigns against North Vietnam and Pacific Command-wide support of the war, June 1964-July 1968", by Admiral U. S. G. Sharp, USN Command in Chief Pacific. - Søkrigsoperationer; Flådeoperationer; Luftbårne operationer; Rolling Thunder; Forsyningstjeneste
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
The court-martial of Lt. Calley ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 36 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
Some friends of President Johnson by Hubert H Humphrey( Recording )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 30 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
A soldier reports by William C Westmoreland( Book )
14 editions published between 1976 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
General William C. Westmorelands krigserindringer om hans tid som øverste militære chef under Vietnamkrigen
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 24 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
Billy Mitchell ( Visual )
and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Black inventors black men and iron horses ( Visual )
and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film rediscovers the African-American inventors whose genius built safety, speed, and reliability into American railroading. A. Philip Randolph discusses the struggle of the Black labor movement which sought to transform this racially segregated industry
The Call of duty ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 13 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 9 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
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1 edition published in 1979 in Hebrew 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
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Alternative Names
Westmoreland, William C.
Westmoreland, William C. 1914-2005
Westmoreland, William C. (William Childs), 1914-
Westmoreland, William Childs 1914-
Westmoreland, William Childs 1914-2005
English (101)
Vietnamese (2)
Chinese (2)
Hebrew (1)