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America's wars

Author: Alan Axelrod
Publisher: New York : J. Wiley, ©2002.
Series: Wiley desk reference.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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[This book provides] information on every significant recorded conflict in American history, from Bunker Hill to the Bataan Peninsula, from Antietam to Afghanistan. [The book] sheds light on the underlying causes of each conflict and offers ... insight and perspective on the conduct and historical impact of more than 100 armed struggles.-Dust jacket.
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Genre/Form: Military history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Axelrod, Alan, 1952-
America's wars.
New York : J. Wiley, ©2002
(OCoLC)605368289
Online version:
Axelrod, Alan, 1952-
America's wars.
New York : J. Wiley, ©2002
(OCoLC)607030899
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Axelrod
ISBN: 0471327972 9780471327974
OCLC Number: 48098383
Description: vii, 550 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Colonial and Native American wars before 1754 --
French and Indian War --
American Revolution --
Conflicts of the early republic and the War of 1812 --
Wars of the Indian removal --
United States, Mexican War and associated conflicts --
Early Indian wars in the West --
Civil War --
Later Indian wars in the West --
Spanish-American War and other imperialist conflicts --
World War I, 1914-1918 --
World War II, 1939-1945 --
Korean War, 1950-1953 --
Vietnam War, 1954-1975 --
Cold War conflicts since 1958 --
First war of the twenty-first century.
Series Title: Wiley desk reference.
Responsibility: Alan Axelrod.
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[This book provides] information on every significant recorded conflict in American history, from Bunker Hill to the Bataan Peninsula, from Antietam to Afghanistan. [The book] sheds light on the underlying causes of each conflict and offers ... insight and perspective on the conduct and historical impact of more than 100 armed struggles.-Dust jacket.

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