The 24th Infantry Division Association

Founded August 1945 on a Philippine Island beach


Harry G. Summers, Jr.

Harry G. Summers, Jr. (May 6, 1932 – November 14, 1999) is best known as the author of the neo-Clausewitzean analysis of the Vietnam War titled, On Strategy: A Critical Analysis of the Vietnam War (1982).

Summers was an infantry colonel in the United States Army, and had served as a squad leader in the Korean War and as a battalion and corps operations officer in the Vietnam War.  Colonel Summers was also an instructor and Distinguished Fellow at the Strategic Studies Institute at the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania., and served on the negotiation team for the United States at the end of the Vietnam War.

Among the eight books authored by Col. Summers is the Korean War Almanac, Harry G. Summers, Jr., Replica Books, 1999, ISBN 0-7351-0209-0, ISBN 978-0-7351-0209-5 (348 pages.

Below are several links to significant contributions by Col. Summers that are relevant to the 24th Infantry Division.

 Harry G. Summers, Jr., a bio from Wikipedia

Colonel Harry G. Summers, Jr., was a soldier, scholar, military analyst, writer, editor and friend. By David T. Zabecki

The Korean War: A Fresh Perspective by Colonel Harry G. Summers, Jr., U.S. Army (ret.) Source: Military History. Volume17, Number 2, June 2000.

Korean War: A Fresh Perspective from www.Historynet.com