Charles H. Bonesteel lll

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Birthday
26, 1909
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Oct 13, 1977 (68)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
26, 1909
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Oct 13, 1977 (68)

About

U.S. Army commander who served during World War II, the Vietnam War, and the Korean War.

Before Fame

He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1931 and went on to study as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford.

Trivia

He received both the Distinguished Service Medal and the Legion of Merit.

Family Life

He grew up in New York City as the son of Major General Charles Hartwell Bonesteel, Jr.

Associated With

He was born in the same year as fellow Korean War hero Hugh Harris.