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Matthew B. Ridgway

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    Hard Liquor, Easy Duty

    The 15th United States Infantry Regiment at Tientsin—”the Can Do Boys,” as they liked to be called—may have had a very martial-sounding motto, but they didn’t do much. They didn’t have to; they had the cushiest...

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    Truman Fires MacArthur

    Harry S. Truman’s distinguished biographer recounts events surrounding the headline that stunned the world...

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    The Man Who Saved Korea

    Matthew B. Ridgway, who brought a beaten Eighth Army back from disaster in 1951, was a thinking—and fighting—man’s soldier.   IF YOU ASKED A GROUP OF AVERAGE AMERICANS to name the greatest American general of the twentieth...