A Handbook of American Military History: From the Revolutionary War to the Present

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Jerry K. Sweeney, Kevin B. Byrne
U of Nebraska Press, 2006 - History - 383 pages
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The second edition of A Handbook of American Military History delineates the military history of the United States from the Revolutionary War into the opening stages of the twenty-first century war on terrorism. Comprehensive and easy to use, it supplies essential information on the social, technological, political, tactical, and strategic developments that have affected the evolution of the U.S. armed forces. New to the second edition is a chapter on U.S. military history from 1995 through 2004 and an index.

A Handbook of American Military History is the perfect reader's guide for the military history buff or anyone interested in a brief overview of American military history.

  

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Contents

17751815
1
18161865
43
18661914
97
19151941
141
19421963
183
19641994
251
19952004
307
Glossary
353
List of Contributors
363
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Jerry K. Sweeney is a professor of history emeritus at South Dakota State University.

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