United States Army : the definitive illustrated history / D.M. Giangreco.
- Description: 528 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 29 cm.
- Publisher: New York : Sterling, c2011.
- ISBN: 9781402791048 (softcover) :
- ISBN: 1402791046 (softcover) :
- 4 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 4 total copies.
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|Danvers||Adult Nonfiction||ovsize UA 25 G53 2011 (Text to phone)||Available||-|
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|Wakefield||Adult Nonfiction (2nd Floor)||355.009 Giangreco (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Contents:||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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