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The American military.

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Published by Distributed by Aldine Pub. Co. in [Chicago] .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Sociology, Military -- United States -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
  • United States -- Armed Forces -- Military life -- Addresses, essays, lectures

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesTrans-action.
SeriesTransaction books, TA 19
LC ClassificationsU766 .O66
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 180 p.
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5757736M
LC Control Number71133307

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While a concise and streamlined distillation of American military history, I just can't identify the audience for this book. Someone with no knowledge needs the historiography and bibliography of the A Very Short Introduction or Seminar Studies series (the best comp crutches I've ever found), while someone who does know something is already beyond the broad outlines here/5.   The thoughtful essays in David Kennedy's new book explore this uniquely American institution both through the lens of history and current circumstances. We owe it to our servicemen and women and to those who command them to examine critically and debate the state of military affairs/5(2). There are few books like this; Higginbotham’s study represents an amalgamation of prior views of Washington within the framework of a unique American military tradition. (Choice) Historians and all those concerned with American traditions will find this book informative, provocative, and highly satisfying. (Journal of American History)Reviews: 7. rows  American Military History intends to provide the United States Army—in particular, its .

  The book tells the story of the Battle of Mogadishu in Somalia in , which was one of the most intense firefights American soldiers had fought since the Vietnam War. The book . American Military History, first published in as a one-volume textbook for ROTC courses and updated by countless historians through the years, intends to provide the United States Army with a fully comprehensive but brief account of its past in support of the military history education of young officers, NCOs, and cadets. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Oppenheimer, Martin. American military. [Chicago] Distributed by Aldine Pub. Co. [] (OCoLC) In The American Military: A Concise History, Joseph T. Glatthaar explores this relationship from its origins in the thirteen colonies to today's ongoing conflicts in the Middle East. During the Revolutionary War, tension grew between local militias and a standing army.

  The memoir that follows takes us on a “darkly imagined excursion into the future.” In it, an unknown brigadier general, identity sanitized through encryption, recounts “The Origins of the American Military Coup of ,” a series of trends that caused the evitable to become inevitable. Our brigadier general traces the start to the years after [ ]. The Seventh Military History Symposium of the United States Air Force Academy brought together military historians, frontier historians, western historians, and local historians. The papers presented are arranged in four sections: The Frontier and American Military Tradition Comparison of Military Frontiers Impact of the Military on the Frontier Military Life on the Frontier Papers in the. MilitaryReadingList is about Military Books. We started this site in , with the intent to make available the books on the various military service reading lists. Since that time, the means to find and read books on the recommended reading lists has become much easier. Ultimately, this book seeks to open a window into the American military in such a way that the reader can see it, for good or for ill, for what it fundamentally is—a .