Pennsylvania Biographical Dictionary contains biographies on hundreds of persons from diverse vocations that were either born, achieved notoriety and/or died in the state of Pennsylvania. Prominent persons, in addition to the less eminent, that have played noteworthy roles are included in this resource. When people are recognized from your state or locale it brings a sense of pride to the residents of the entire state.... the British Distinguished Service Order, the French croix de guerre and Legion of Honor, the Russian order of Alexander Nevsky, ... After the war, Gavin was assigned as divisional commander of the 82nd Airborne which had joined the American ... In 1951, he went overseas again as chief of staff of the allied forces in southern Europe and three years later, returned to ... Disgusted with the defense policies of the Eisenhower administration since his first assignment to the Pentagon inanbsp;...
|Title||:||Pennsylvania Biographical Dictionary|
|Publisher||:||Somerset Publishers, Inc. - 1999-01-01|