The William E. DePuy papers, 1956-1988.


DePuy, William E. (William Eugene), 1919-1992. The William E. DePuy papers, 1956-1988.

The William E. DePuy papers, 1956-1988.

Contains the following types of materials: correspondence, personnel documents, awards / certificates, organizational documents, clippings, newspapers, reports / studies, books / manuals, oral histories, biography. Contains information pertaining to the following wars: WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War. Contains information pertaining to the following military units and organizations: 357th Infantry Regiment of the 90th Division, Chief of Staff of the Army; Deputy Commanding General, Continental Army Command, Fort Monroe. General description of the collection: The William E Depuy papers include diplomas, certificates, awards, clippings, excerpt from March 1958 issue of Army magazine: Eleven Men, One Mind" reference to Vietnam tactics, general appraisal of the progress of the war; letters to and from General Bruce C. Clark (1976); field manual 100-S (1974-1977); letters to and from Rand Corporation (1974-1976); letters to and from Secretary of the Army (1974); letters to and from Colonel Rod Paschall, Director, U.S. Army Military History Institute (1986).

39 boxes.

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DePuy, William E. (William Eugene), 1919-1992 (person)

William E. DePuy graduated from South Dakota State College in 1941 and was commissioned a 2nd lieutenant of Infantry from the Reserve Officers Training College (ROTC) program. He served with the 357th Infantry in Europe during World War II and was G-3 of the 90th Division at war's end. He went directly to the Command and General Staff College and then served on the War Department General Staff. His assignments were mostly in various staff positions; thus, DePuy did not serve in the Korean War. I...