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First call : the making of the modern U.S. military, 1945-1953

Author: Thomas D Boettcher
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The story of the painful changes the U.S. military went through in the years after World War II, as it was modernized both in organization and in philosophy.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas D Boettcher
ISBN: 0316100927 9780316100922
OCLC Number: 24378139
Description: xv, 464 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Passing in review --
Taking up positions --
Choosing up sides --
Stepping out of the past --
Fighting for air --
Playing with fire --
Drawing the line --
Throwing caution to the wind --
Testing the limits --
Limiting the losses --
Holding the line.
Responsibility: Thomas D. Boettcher.

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The story of the painful changes the U.S. military went through in the years after World War II, as it was modernized both in organization and in philosophy.

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