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 (wĕst-môr′lənd), William Childs 1914-2005.
American general who was the senior commander of American troops in Vietnam (1964-1968).


(ˈwɛstˌmɔr lənd, -ˌmoʊr-)
William Childs, born 1914, U.S. army officer.
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This was the Duke of Westmoreland, the relic of a family really some centuries old; and the antiquity was not heraldry but history.
In the silence that followed, a very bewildeing silence so far as March was concerned, they saw the quaint figure of the Duke of Westmoreland, with his white hat and whiskers, approaching them across the garden.
He had secrets against nearly everybody; one against poor old Westmoreland about an early marriage in Cyprus that might have put the duchess in a queer position; and one against Harker about some flutter with his client's money when he was a young solicitor.
Harker and Westmoreland were silent because they found him murdered, and knew there were papers that made them look like the murderers.
Westmoreland Coal Company announced that it has promoted Joseph Micheletti to COO.
Tenders are invited for Westmoreland County Prison Chiller Replacement HVAC
Japanese power producer Electric Power Development Co's J-Power Westmoreland, LLC subsidiary has secured an equity stake from Tenaska in the a 925mw Tenaska Westmoreland Generating Station natural gas-fueled power plant project near Pittsburgh, the company said.
Coal company Westmoreland Coal Company (NYSE:WLB) reported an amendment to its power supply agreement with Dominion Virginia Power, a subsidiary of Dominion (NYSE:D), for the ROVA contract.
Westmoreland Coal subsidiary Dakota Westmoreland is reportedly cutting nearly 100 workers from its payroll beginning in March due to the loss of one of its power generation customers.
Independent producer Westmoreland Coal confirmed it has lengthened a long-term supply deal with Saskatchewan Power Corp.
The most extreme of such assessments of Westmoreland comes from Lewis Sorley, who in multiple works, notably Westmoreland: The General Who Lost Vietnam (Houghton Mifflin, 2011), all but charges Westmoreland with gross negligence.
Key highlights of the agreement include Athabasca purchasing the Obed rail transloading facility and royalty payments to Westmoreland for all gravel, sand and frac sand produced from the Obed Mountain Mine site.

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