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The autobiography of Lloyd Roosevelt Moses (1935-2000), a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe who served with great distinction as an officer in the U.S. Army in World War II and the Korean War, retiring as a major general in 1964. Called into active duty from the Army Reserve in 1940, Moses trained soldiers in Missouri and Alabama until 1945 when he was sent to Europe to serve with the 507th Parachute Regiment. He worked on the European theater staff and was included in the airborne assault over the Rhine. At the end of World War II, he became post commander at Sendai, Japan.Moses was once more in combat while commanding the 31st Infantry Regiment during the Korean War (1950-1953). He served again in Japan from 1953-1954 and then returned to the United States to serve at Fort Leavenworth and Fort Dix. After retirement, Moses served as the director of Institute of Indian Studies (the current Institute for American Indian Studies) at the University of South Dakota from 1967-1974. He was instrumental in developing Indian related Courses at USD and overhauling the direction and purpose of the Institute. Moses was active with the South Dakota State and the Clay County Historical Societies.
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Book Description Univ South Dakota Pr, 1991. Hardcover. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB0929925068