Bonesteel, Charles H. (Charles Hartwell), 1909-1977

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Charles Hartwell Bonesteel (1909-1977) was born in Plattsburg, New York, the son of Charles Hartwell and Caroline Mead (Hudson) Bonesteel. He graduated from West Point in 1931 and Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar in 1934. In that same year, he married Alice M. Pratt, with whom he had one son, Charles Hartwell IV. After serving in Europe during World War II, he represented the War Department in the Council of Foreign Ministers in Paris, New York City, and Moscow. In 1947 and 1948, he was appointed as special assistant to the Under-Secretary of State. From 1958 to 1960, he was secretary of General Staff of the U.S. Army. He made general in 1966, while commander-in-chief of United Nations Command in Korea and commanding general of the 8th U.S. Army. He retired in 1969. His awards include two Distinguished Service Medals and two Legion of Merit medals.

From the description of Bonesteel, Charles H. (Charles Hartwell), 1909-1977 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10568329

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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. AF SECRETARY BROWN VISITS FAR EAST, JAPAN, KOREA, AND TAIWAN
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Motion Picture Films from the Army Library Copy Collection. 1964 - 1980. ARRIVAL OF 221ST SIGNAL COMPANY, BIEN HOA, SOUTH VIETNAM; Recovery of UH-1B by the 56th Trans Co., Rach Kien, South Vietnam; Thailand Prime Minister visits the 18th Royal Thai Co, South Korea
referencedIn Putnam, George W., 1920-. George W. Putnam, Jr., papers, 1962-1994. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Motion Picture Films from the Army Library Copy Collection. 1964 - 1980. Sec. of Defense Robert S. McNamara visits Germany
creatorOf General Records of the Department of State. 1763 - 2002. Papers of Charles H. Bonesteel
creatorOf Bonesteel, Charles H. (Charles Hartwell), 1909-1977. The Charles H. Bonesteel III papers, 1909-1973. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. PRESIDENT JOHNSON VISITS SEOUL, KOREA National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. REPUBLIC OF KOREA NATIONAL SECURITY MERIT AWARD, SEOUL, KOREA
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. Coronet Wasp; Kimpo AB, Suwon AB, Osan AB, and Kunsan AB, Korea
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. VISITING DIGNITARIES, KUNSAN AB, KOREA
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Pueblo Incident, 1968
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
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Birth 1909-09-26

Death 1977-10-13

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