Edward G. Lengel

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Edward G. Lengel is an American military historian.

Lengel is Chief Historian of the White House Historical Association and the author of General George Washington: A Military Life,[1] which was a finalist for the 2006 George Washington Book Prize, and of Inventing George Washington: America's Founder, in Myth and Memory.[2] He is a co-recipient of the National Humanities Medal (for his work on the George Washington Papers project), and his books have been honored with the Army Historical Foundation Distinguished Book Award, the Norman B. Tomlinson, Jr. prize, and other awards.



  1. ^ Berthel, Ron (16 July 2005). "New books profile first U.S. president -- and first first lady". Independent Record. Retrieved 3 March 2011. 
  2. ^ Kenney, Michael (26 January 2011). "The many myths of George Washington". The Boston Globe. Retrieved 3 March 2011. 

External links

  • "Arrogance of War", The Paula Gordon Show
  • "Professor Edward Lengel", Log Cabin Memorial - Veterans 314th Infantry Regiment A.E.F.
  • "Meuse-Argonne, 1918: The Battle That Ended World War I", Virginia Historical Society
  • Appearances on C-SPAN
  • https://www.whitehousehistory.org/staff/edward-lengel
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