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American military history : a documentary reader

Author: Brad D Lookingbill
Publisher: Chichester Wiley-Blackwell 2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

American Military History presents a series of primary documents relating to America's armed forces from the colonial period to the present. Collectively, the documents consider military affairs in  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Military history
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brad D Lookingbill
ISBN: 9781405190510 1405190515 9781405190527 1405190523
OCLC Number: 845699023
Description: xiv, 376 Seiten
Contents: An uncommon defense --
War for independence --
Establishing the military --
Mr. Madison's war --
The martial republic --
The forces of manifest destiny --
The blue and the gray --
Twilight of the Indian wars --
A rising power --
The war to end all wars --
Out of the trenches --
Fighting World War II --
A Cold War begins --
The tragedy of Vietnam --
A new military --
Global war on terror.
Responsibility: edited by Brad D. Lookingbill


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?A rich and diverse set of primary texts, chosen with care and unified by a clear sense of the key themes in American military history and respect for the experiences of those who fought.? Beth Read more...

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