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The Oxford companion to American military history

Author: John Whiteclay Chambers; Fred Anderson
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Entries cover major wars, battles, military leaders, branches of service, weapons, naval vessels, aircraft, types of warfare, military life, Acts of Congress, peace groups, and cultural influences.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
Military history
Dictionnaires anglais
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Whiteclay Chambers; Fred Anderson
ISBN: 0195071980 9780195071986
OCLC Number: 40891049
Awards: Society for Military History Distinguished Book Award, 2001.
Description: xxxiv, 916 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Oxford Companion to American Military History --
Map. Revolutionary War --
Map. Civil War --
Map. World War II: Europe and North Africa --
Map. World War II: The Pacific --
Map. Vietnam War --
Table. U.S. Military Service and Casualties in Major Wars and Conflicts, 1775-1991 --
Table. U.S. Armed Forces Rank and Insignia.
Other Titles: American military history
Responsibility: editor in chief, John Whiteclay Chambers II ; editors, Fred Anderson [and others].
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Drawing on contemporary scholarship in the field, this work is a guide to the study of war, peace and the military throughout American history. With 1000 alphabetically arranged entries, this work  Read more...

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