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World War II

Charles C. Bolton

in William F. Winter and the New Mississippi

Published by University Press of Mississippi

Published in print October 2013 | ISBN: 9781617037870
Published online March 2014 | e-ISBN: 9781621039488 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.14325/mississippi/9781617037870.003.0004
World War II

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This chapter describes Winter’s military training and service during World War II. Military service exposed Southerners to a wider world of people and ideas and gave them a new perspective on their region and its institutions. Winter, who served for over three years in the U.S. Army, witnessed many of the changes World War II created, while also further honing his leadership skills in diverse settings.

Keywords: military service; military training; US Army; leadership

Chapter.  7902 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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