Download e-book for iPad: A Salute to Patriotism: The Life and Work of Major General by Jean Kavale

By Jean Kavale

ISBN-10: 0966585550

ISBN-13: 9780966585551

in part simply because he was once a descendant of innovative battle heroes, Howard Louis Peckham's love for his nation began early. After his dream of graduating from West element got here actual, he served for two decades within the U.S. military Corps of Engineers. In 1942 he transferred to the Quartermaster Corps and went to Washington, the place he headed the Fuels and Lubricants department of the Quartermaster General's place of work. whereas serving at the same time as a member of the Army-Navy Petroleum Board, he testified prior to Congress approximately military petroleum wishes. For his meritorious paintings of purchasing fuels and allocating them to our defense force around the globe, he used to be presented a extraordinary provider Medal. 

In postwar Paris, Howard Peckham headed the yankee Graves Registration Command and lower back greater than 80,000 American conflict lifeless to the U.S.. nearly 60,000 others have been interred in ten everlasting American cemeteries in Europe, graded and developed below his command. After his go back to the us, he served in hugely in charge positions until eventually his military retirement in 1956. As a civilian, his patriotic provider persevered whilst he labored for the unfastened Europe Committee, which was once being secretly funded by means of the CIA, and traveled overseas to fulfill with Western ecu diplomats. His objective was once to get them extra fascinated by the Committee's paintings. international locations in the back of the Iron Curtain peacefully free of Communist domination, Howard Peckham believed, could confirm extra safeguard for the U.S.. accountability, kingdom, and patriotism could proceed to dominate his existence to the tip. (This e-book is the author's moment variation of "A Salute to Patriotism.")

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