Wheeler, Earle G.
After the election of President Richard M. Nixon, Wheeler oversaw the implementation of the “Vietnamization” program, whereby South Vietnamese forces assumed increasing responsibility for the war as U.S. forces were withdrawn. He retired from the army in July 1970 and died in 1975.
[See also Army Reserves and National Guard; Mobilization; Vietnam War.]
Herbert Y. Schandler , The Unmaking of a President: Lyndon Johnson and Vietnam, 1977.
Mark Perry , Four Stars, 1989.
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