Wheeler, Earle G. (Earle Gilmore), 1908-1975

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General Earle G. Wheeler was born in 1908; served in the District of Columbia National Guard (1924-1928); graduated from the United States Military Academy (1932); attended the Infantry School (1937). Participated in the Rhineland and Central Europe campaigns on World War II (WII). He died in 1975.

From the description of The Earle G. Wheeler papers, 1957-1975. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 47101991

Earle Gilmore Wheeler (1908-1975) was born in Washington, D.C. He received his commission as 2nd lieutenant in the U.S. Army in 1932, and advanced to the rank of major general in 1955, then to general in 1962. He served as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1964 until his retirement from military service in 1970.

From the description of Wheeler, Earle Gilmore, 1908-1975 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10610189

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referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Motion Picture Films from the Army Library Copy Collection. 1964 - 1980. General Earle G. Wheeler on inspection tour, Tan Son Airport, Saigon; Soc Trang, South Vietnam
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referencedIn Sharp, U. G. Copy of Oral History typescript done by the Naval Institute. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. VIP'S VISIT CAM RANH BAY AB, VIETNAM
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Motion Picture Films from the Army Library Copy Collection. 1964 - 1980. President John F. Kennedy visits the Hanau area, Germany
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referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Motion Picture Films from the Army Library Copy Collection. 1964 - 1980. General George H. Decker at the White House, Washington, D.C. ; Swearing in of new Army Chief of Staff, Pentagon, Wahington, DC ; General Lyman L. Lemnitizer and President Kennedy, White House, Washington, D.C.
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referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. GENERAL WHEELER AT DA NANG AB, VIETNAM
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Motion Picture Films from the Army Library Copy Collection. 1964 - 1980. General Earle G. Wheeler on inspection tour, Tan Son Airport, Saigon; Soc Trang, South Vietnam
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Motion Picture Films from the Army Library Copy Collection. 1964 - 1980. Conference of American armies, Canal Zone, Panama
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. USA AND USAF PARACHUTISTS RECEIVE DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSSES
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referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. SECRETARY OF STATE DEAN RUSK VISITS REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
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referencedIn President's Daily Diary. 11/22/1963 - 1/20/1969. President's Daily Diary. 11/22/1963 - 1/20/1969. President's Daily Diary Entry, June 24, 1964
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associatedWith Churchill, Winston, 1871-1947. person
associatedWith Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945. person
associatedWith Johnson, Harold K. (Harold Keith), 1912-1983. person
associatedWith Sharp, U. G. person
associatedWith Sharp, U. S. Grant. person
associatedWith United States. Joint Chiefs of Staff. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Rhineland
United States
Eastern Front
Europe, Central
Subject
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns
Occupation
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Birth 1908-01-13

Death 1975-12-18

English

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