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William Westmoreland

Age: 91

U.S. Army general who fought in North Africa and Europe during World War II, as well as in Korea. He commanded U.S. forces in Vietnam from 1964 to 1968, overseeing the buildup of troops from 16,000 to about 500,000. President Johnson replaced Westmoreland after the 1968 Tet offensive sparked wide protests against the war.

Died: Charleston, S.C., July 18, 2005

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