A "Country Boy Gone Soldiering" is a record of a young man's journey from obscurity in a poor Virginia farm community founded by his great grandfather, to a productive interesting life where he made significant contributions fighting Americas Wars, Honoring its heroes, and supporting key leadership personalities and missions for the United States of America.
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George Henry Waple III, born February 8, 1921 in Waple's Mill Virginia a community founded by his great grandfather. He joined the US Army 3rd Cavalry in 1938 and served in World War II as First Sergeant and Korea as First Lieutenant. Between wars he was First Sergeant for the Arlington Ceremonial Detail, Chief Usher for all White House functions, and member of General Omar Bradley’s staff for security where he earned a direct commission. Then he served in the Caribbean Command which afforded many opportunities to advance American Policy. Retired in 1962 after a tour at US Army Command & Staff School, Waple resides in Eatontown, NJ and keeps connected via activities at Ft. Monmouth Electronics Command.
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Book Description Bookman, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: Like New. never read. Bookseller Inventory # 2240b
Book Description Bookman, 2004. Soft cover. Book Condition: Fine. No Jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 009214
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Book Description Airleaf Publishing, 2006. Softcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Second Printing. Trade paperback. 277pp., Illustrated with photographs. Second printing. Presentation copy, signed by author on half-title [2/20/07]. Autobiography of George H. Walpole who joined the US Army Third Cavalry in 1938, served in World War II and Korea, became the First Sargeant for the Arlington Ceremonial Detail, Chief Usher for all White House functions and member of Omar Bradley's staff for security, eventually retiring in 1962. No previous ownership marks. No spine crease. A square, crisp, unmarked copy. Very good. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 011262