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United States Army : the definitive illustrated history / D.M. Giangreco.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9781402791048 (softcover) :
  • ISBN: 1402791046 (softcover) :
  • Description: 528 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 29 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Sterling, c2011.

Available copies

  • 4 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Danvers Adult Nonfiction ovsize UA 25 G53 2011 (Text to phone) Available -
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 355/Giangreco (Text to phone) Available -
Lynnfield Adult Nonfiction UA 25 .G53 2011 (Text to phone) Available -
Wakefield Adult Nonfiction (2nd Floor) 355.009 Giangreco (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Contents Note: Creating a Continental Army, 1607-1782 -- The Army and the young republic, 1794-1848 -- Regulars, volunteers, and Civil War, 186-1865 -- War on the plains and domestic strife, 1865-1878 -- Beyond the borders: the Far East, Caribbean, and Mexico, 1877-1917 -- Over there, 1917-1921 -- Between two wars, 1919-1941 -- Victory in the Pacific, 1941-1945 -- Defeating Nazi Germany, 1942-945 -- The Cold war turns hot, 1945-1953 -- Preparing for "The next war" and Vietnam, 1953-1973 -- The volunteer army, Panama, and the Persian Gulf, 1972-1991 -- A "new" enemy, 1991-2011 -- Epilogue.
Summary: Over the years, the United States Army has been a vital presence at home and abroad, and many Americans have helped to sustain it through selfless service and dedication. Giangreco recounts the venerable history of this incredible fighting force, from the founding of the Continental Army through the Civil War and the recent conflicts in the Middle East and Afghanistan.

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