William C. Westmoreland

William C. Westmoreland

Official photo of Army Chief of Staff General William C. Westmoreland, c1969. HA-SC-99-00369

(1914-2005) General William C. Westmoreland, born in Spartanburg, led the American troops during a pivotal time in the Vietnam War. He was Deputy Commander of Military Assistance Command, Vietnam (MACV) from 1964-1968 and Army Chief of Staff from 1968-1972.

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