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Texas Aggies go to war : in service of their country

Author: Henry C Dethloff; John A Adams, Jr.
Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©2006.
Series: Centennial series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A & M University, no. 104.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Texas Aggies Go to War celebrates the school's distinctive Corps of Cadets and its military contributions while honoring the individual sacrifices of its members. Those who fought and those who remember them will find here a comprehensive account of the distinguished war record of this school.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Henry C Dethloff; John A Adams, Jr.
ISBN: 1585444707 9781585444700
OCLC Number: 60766952
Description: xiii, 449 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: The A & M College of Texas and the military tradition --
Cuba libre : Texas Aggies and the Spanish-American War --
Bordering on war --
Over there --
Between the wars, 1919 1941 --
We've never been licked --
Uncle Sam needs you! --
Counterattack --
North africa to Italy --
From Normandy to the gates of Berlin --
War in the Pacific --
The impact of peace --
The cold war --
Korea : the forgotten war --
From Korea to Vietnam : an end and a new beginning --
Vietnam : eye of the dragon --
A global commitment --
Desert Storm : Iraqi Freedom --
A tradition of service : the civilian soldier.
Series Title: Centennial series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A & M University, no. 104.
Responsibility: Henry C. Dethloff ; with John A. Adams Jr. ; foreword by George H.W. Bush.
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