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Apr 2, 2017 10:00pm EDT
, something like george s patton, who played a significant role as a tank commander, that was his life. dwight d. eisenhower, who did not serve overseas, but was a major in gettysburg training tankers and at camp meade, that was his life. the army downsized significantly. i don't know the exact number, but if you were in the military between world war i and world war ii, it was not that glamorous and there was the possibility you could not make much of a career out of it. a lot of the those in world war i had an inkling that it was the first world war. the fact that germany had not been invaded, they were forced into an armistice, there was thought there would be another war. if you could hold on in the regular army, like patton and eisenhower, make yourself useful, thinking about the next technology, there is a chance that you will have the opportunity to see more action. host: eloise from silver springs, maryland. caller: i was a recreation director for the air force in northern france. in the late part of my job it was running tours. in the late 1950's and early 1960's i got request
CSPAN
Apr 13, 2017 8:00pm EDT
the regular army, somebody like george s. patton for example, that was his life. dwight d. eisenhower who didn't serve overseas but was a major in gettysburg, he was training tankers and also at camp mead that was his life as well. so the army had downsized significantly. i don't know the exact number but i know that if you were in the military in the so-called interwar period it wasn't all that glamorous and there was a possibility that you couldn't make much of a career out of it. truthfully a lot of the belith grans had an inkling that this was the first world war. germany was forced into an armastace. there was a lot of thought there was going to be another war so if you could hold on in the regular army like guys like patton and eisenhower did and make yourself useful if anything about the next technology, there's a good chance you're going to have an opportunity to see more action. hi, el-ouise. >> caller: i was a recreational director working for the air force in france and in the late -- part of my job was running tours and in the late 50s and into the earlier '60s
CSPAN
May 29, 2017 9:00am EDT
, somebody like george s. patent, for example, who played a sig ro significant role as a tank commander, dwight d. eisenhower, who didn't serve overseas but he was training at camp meade. that was his life. the army had down sized significantly. i don't know the exact number. if you were in the military in the so-called inner-war period between world war i and world war two, it wasn't all that glamorous. there was a possibility you couldn't make a career out of it. truthfully, a lot of the belligerence in the first world war had an inkling that germany hadn't been invaded. if you could hold on and make yourself useful, there is a good chance you are going to have an opportunity to see more action. >> eloise, you are up next calling from silver springs, maryland. you are on the air. >> caller: i was a recreation director working for the air force in northern france at long air base. in the late -- part of my job was running tours. in the late '50s, into the early '60s, i got some requests, can't we have a tour to ver dun. i got in my car and drove there, which wasn't that far away. they
Search Results 0 to 7 of about 8 (some duplicates have been removed)