Virgil Ney – Colonel, United States Army

Colonel Ney, a veteran of both World War II and the Korean War, was also the author of many books and articles on the United States Military and counterinsurgency.

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Born February 19, 1905, in Omaha, Nebraska; died May 14, 1979, in Washington, D.C.

Military historian, educator, and author.

During World War II, Ney was a member of General Douglas MacArthur's staff. After the war he established a school of military history in Korea. He was also involved in various government projects. His writings include Notes on Guerrilla Warfare and Fort on the Prairies.


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