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William C. Westmoreland (1914–2005)

William C. Westmoreland was born on March 26, 1914 in Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA as William Childs Westmoreland. He was married to Katherine Van Deusen. He died on July 18, 2005 in Charleston, South Carolina. See full bio »

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Don't Ask Me, Ask God
Vietnam: Coming to Terms
Vietnam: Coming to Terms Himself - Former U.S. Commander


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 2008 Shooting Grunts (Video documentary)
 2000 ESPN SportsCentury (TV Series documentary)
- Muhammad Ali (2000) ... Himself
 1998 Cold War (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- Vietnam (1998) ... Himself (as Gen. William Westmoreland)
 1995 Vietnam: Coming to Terms (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Former U.S. Commander
 1992 Bob Hope's Four-Star Christmas Fiesta from San Antonio (TV Special)
Himself (as General William Westmoreland)
 1990 Vietnam: The Call of Duty (TV Movie)
 1984 Don't Ask Me, Ask God (TV Movie)
 1983 Vietnam: A Television History (TV Series documentary)
- Tet: 1968 (1983) ... Himself
- Peace Is at Hand: 1968-1973 (1983) ... Himself
- LBJ Goes to War: 1964-1965 (1983) ... Himself
 1980 The Ten Thousand Day War (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself (as Gen. William Westmoreland)
 1979 Firing Line (TV Series)
- The Crisis in the U.S. Military (1979) ... Himself
 1976-1977 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Himself - US Army General / Himself - Gen. Westmoreland
- Episode #15.214 (1977) ... Himself - US Army General
- Episode #15.23 (1976) ... Himself - Gen. Westmoreland
 1976 Donahue (TV Series)
- Episode dated 30 November 1976 (1976) ... Himself
 1974 Hearts and Minds (Documentary)
Himself (Commanding General, Vietnam 1964-1968) (uncredited)
 1971 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Himself - Stage Bow
- Episode #24.23 (1971) ... Himself - Stage Bow
 1970 No Substitute for Victory (Documentary)
 1967 The Big Picture (TV Series documentary)
- The Screaming Eagles in Vietnam (1967) ... Himself (as General William Westmoreland)
 1966 Mary Martin: Hello, Dolly! Round the World (TV Movie documentary)
 1960 What's My Line? (TV Series)
Himself - Mystery Guest
- Episode dated 24 July 1960 (1960) ... Himself - Mystery Guest
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 3 Portrayals | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Gen. William Westmoreland | General William Westmoreland

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

The military don't start wars. Politicians start wars.


Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume 7, 2003-2005, pages 563-566. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2007. See more »



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