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Texas Aggies go to war : in service of their country

Author: Henry C Dethloff; John A Adams; George Bush
Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2008]
Series: Centennial series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A & M University, no. 104.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Biography : English : Expanded edView all editions and formats
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When their country calls, Texas Aggies go to war. From the Spanish-American War and World War I to the Second Gulf War, Aggies have been in the forefront of America's armed forces. This title  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Dethloff, Henry C.
Texas Aggies go to war.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2008]
(DLC) 2008015457
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Henry C Dethloff; John A Adams; George Bush
ISBN: 9781603444101 1603444106
OCLC Number: 698586541
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 457 p.) : ill., maps, ports.
Contents: Preface --
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 --
The honor guard --
Appendices --
A. Ranks and grades (U.S. Armed Services) --
B. Army and Marine organization: levels of command --
Air Force organization: levels of command --
Navy organization: levels of command --
E. Aircraft identification and description --
F. Awards and medals of honor --
Notes --
Glossary --
Index.
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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