General Creighton Abrams

Military historian and retired Lieutenant Colonel Lewis Sorley talked about his book Thunderbolt: General Creighton Abrams and the Army of… read more

Military historian and retired Lieutenant Colonel Lewis Sorley talked about his book Thunderbolt: General Creighton Abrams and the Army of His Times. He argued that Abrams is America’s greatest general since Ulysses S. Grant. Sorley focused on Abrams' military career from World War II, in which Abrams was a tank commander who earned the Distinguished Service Cross, through Vietnam, where he oversaw the withdrawal of U.S. Army forces. close

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General Creighton Abrams

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Program ID:
316756-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Feb 16, 2014
Last Aired:
Feb 23, 2014

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  • Feb 16, 2014 | 9:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 16, 2014 | 8:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 16, 2014 | 11:31pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 22, 2014 | 9:31am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 23, 2014 | 5:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
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