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Army : an illustrated history : the US Army from 1775 to the twenty-first century

Author: Chester G Hearn; Robert F Dorr
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Zenith Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From its beginnings as a rag-tag force of colonial militia to its current incarnation as the world's most powerful and sophisticated land-combat force, no detail of the US Army is left unexplored.Get the complete story on the largest, oldest, and longest-serving branch of the US military.
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
History
Military history
Pictorial works
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chester G Hearn; Robert F Dorr
ISBN: 9780760347232 0760347239
OCLC Number: 883650521
Notes: Originally published in 2006.
Description: 224 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 28 cm
Contents: The formative years,1620-1814 --
Century of development, 1814-1898 --
A flexing of power, 1898-1918 --
World War II in Europe, 1918-1945 --
World War II in the Pacific, 1941-1945 --
Cold War : the Korean Conflict, 1945-1953 --
Cold War : Vietnam, 1952-1975 --
Enemies old and new, 1975-2005 --
Moving toward the future --
Sustaining the force in the twenty-first century.
Responsibility: Chester G. Hearn, with contributions by Robert F. Dorr.

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From its beginnings as a rag-tag force of colonial militia to its current incarnation as the world's most powerful and sophisticated land-combat force, no detail of the US Army is left unexplored.Get the complete story on the largest, oldest, and longest-serving branch of the US military.

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