Newell, Clayton R. 1942-

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NEWELL, Clayton R. 1942-

PERSONAL: Born April 4, 1942, in Tucson, AZ; son of Wendell R. (a minister) and Esther K. (an English teacher and nurse) Newell; married January, 1976; wife's name, Gwendolyn J. (a registered nurse); children: Chris, Karen, Craig, Jesse. Education: Arizona State University, B.S., 1965; Old Dominion University, graduate certificate, 1974; attended U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, 1980, and U.S. Army War College, 1986.

ADDRESSES: Home and office—P.O. Box 303, Galena, MD 21635. E-mail[email protected].

CAREER: U.S. Army, career officer, c. 1965-92, including infantry and field artillery assignments in Vietnam and Germany, John J. Pershing Chair of Military Planning and Operations and director of joint operations concepts at Army War College, and chief of historical services at U.S. Army Center of Military History, retiring as lieutenant colonel; independent military consultant and writer, 1992—. Institute for Land Warfare, research fellow; Army Historical Foundation, past member of board of directors.


The Framework of Operational Warfare, Routledge (New York, NY), 1991.

(Editor and contributor) On Operational Art, U.S. Army Center of Military History (Washington, DC), 1994.

Lee vs. McClellan: The First Campaign, Regnery Publishing (Washington, DC), 1996.

Historical Dictionary of the Persian Gulf War, 1990-1991, Scarecrow Press (Lanham, MD), 1998.

The United States Army: A Historical Dictionary, Scarecrow Press (Lanham, MD), 2002.

(Editor) General Thoughts: Seventy Years with the Army; Writings of General Frederick J. Kroesen, Institute of Land Warfare, 2003.

Contributor to encyclopedias, including Encyclopedia of the American Military, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1994; The D-Day Encyclopedia, Simon and Schuster, 1994; and Reference Guide to the United States Military, Facts on File, 1995. Contributor to books, including The Army, Hugh Lauter Associates, 2001; and U.S. Army: A Complete History, Hugh Lauter Associates, 2004. Contributor to periodicals, including Army, Army History, Field Artillery Journal, Military Review, On Point, Army Historian, Defense and Diplomacy, Infantry, and Parameters.



Library Journal, November 15, 1998, Mark E. Ellis, review of Historical Dictionary of the Persian Gulf War, 1990-1991, p. 61.