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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - Omar Bradley
The U.S. Army entered World War II with distinct assets and liabilities. On the debit side, it was small in terms of personnel. Much of its equipment was inferior to the Germans' in both quality and quantity. And its senior officers had no combat experience to compare with that of the enemy.
Dwight D. Eisenhower, Omar Bradley and George S. Patton were the three standout American generals in the war against Nazi Germany, and they have been the subject of an infinite number of histories over the past 65 years.
Omar Bradley, a hero of World War II and a postwar chairman the Joint Chiefs, said "the Army of 1948 couldn't fight its way out of a paper bag."