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Forrest Pogue

Forrest C. Pogue
Forrest C. Pogue (left) receiving an award from Benis M. Frank in 1979
Born Forrest Carlisle Pogue Jr.
(1912-09-17)September 17, 1912
Eddyville, Kentucky[1]
Died October 6, 1996(1996-10-06) (aged 84)
Murray, Kentucky[2]
Occupation Military historian
Years active 1933–86
Spouse(s) Christine Brown Pogue
Military career
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Years of service 1942–45
Rank Master Sergeant
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards

Forrest Carlisle Pogue Jr. (1912–1996) was an official United States Army historian during World War II. He was a proponent of oral history techniques, and collected many oral histories from the war under the direction of chief Army historian S. L. A. Marshall.

Forrest Pogue was for many years the Executive Director of the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia.

Contents

  • Early life 1
  • Bibliography 2
  • Notes 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Early life

Forrest C. Pogue was born in Eddyville, Kentucky. His parents, Marion Forrest Pogue and Betty Matthews Pogue, were farmers, and the young Pogue spent much of his early life in Frances, Kentucky, where the Pogue family owned a tract of land.[3]

Pogue cited his grandfather, Marion Pogue, as an early influence:
He interviewed many of the older people of the county and as a young teacher wrote numerous pieces for the county paper on early settlers. Perhaps I got the idea of oral history from that.[4]

Bibliography

  • United States Army in World War II: European Theater of Operations: The Supreme Command. Office of the Chief of Military History, Department of the Army, 1954.
  • The Meaning of Yalta: Big Three Diplomacy and the New Balance of Power. Louisiana State University Press, 1956.
  • Pogue's War: Diaries of a WWII Combat Historian. University Press of Kentucky, 2001. ISBN 0-8131-2216-3
  • "The Genesis of The Supreme Command: Personal Impressions of Eisenhower the General" in Eisenhower: A Centenary Assessment. Günter Bischof and Stephen E. Ambrose, eds. Louisiana State University Press, 1995. ISBN 0807119423
  • Command Decisions. Kent Roberts Greenfield, ed. Center of Military History, Department of the Army, 1960.
  • Total War and Cold War. Proceedings of the Conference on Civil-Military Relations (1959, Ohio State University, Columbus). Harry Lewis Coles, ed. Ohio State University Press, 1962.
  • D-Day: The Normandy Invasion in Retrospect. Milton S. Eisenhower Foundation, University Press of Kansas, 1971.
  • Four-volume authorized biography of General George Marshall, Viking, 1963–87:
    • George C. Marshall: Education of a General, 1880–1939
    • George C. Marshall: Ordeal and Hope, 1939–1943
    • George C. Marshall: Organizer of Victory, 1943–1945
    • George C. Marshall: Statesman, 1945–1959

Notes

  1. ^ Wallace, "Forrest C. Pogue", 375.
  2. ^ Saxon, "Forrest C. Pogue".
  3. ^ Pogue, Pogue's War, xv; Wallace, "Forrest C. Pogue", 375.
  4. ^ Wallace, ""Forrest C. Pogue", 375.

References

  • Barnes, Bart. "Forrest C. Pogue Dies at 84; Army Historian, Biographer". The Washington Post. p. C8. October 8, 1996.
  • Saxon, Wolfgang. "Forrest C. Pogue, 84; Wrote an Epic Study Of General Marshall". The New York Times. October 8, 1996.
  • Wallace, Lew H. "Forrest C. Pogue: A Biographical Sketch". The Filson Club History Quarterly. Volume 60, No. 3, pp. 373–402. July 1986.

External links

  • Oral history interview with Forrest C. Pogue 1986 from the Smithsonian Institution Archives
  • Forrest C. Pogue from the University of Kentucky Alumni Association
  • Pogue, Dr. Forrest from the Murray State University Alumni Association
  • Pogue's interviews with George C. Marshall from the George C. Marshall Foundation
  • Forrest C. Pogue Award from Oral History in the Mid-Atlantic Region (OHMAR)
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