The eagle's talons : the American experience at war

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Page 82 - War, in terms of training and strategy, was little more than "two armed mobs chasing each other around the country, from which nothing could be learned."23 The men . . . think war is a mean piece of business," wrote Wilkie to his parents, especially the way it is carried on in this state.
Page 262 - Office of Strategic Services (OSS), the predecessor of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), collaborated with Ho and his embryonic forces to subvert the Japanese occupation.
Page ix - Squadron Officer School, Air Command and Staff College, and Air War College...
Page ix - Association and a fellow of the Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society. He...
Page 398 - The period since the end of World War II and especially since the end of our involvement in Southeast Asia has been wrenching for Americans in terms of their relationship to atmed violence.
Page 127 - Chancellorsville, both armies sidestepped to the south and east, fighting the major battles of the Wilderness, Spotsylvania Court House, North Anna, and Cold Harbor.
Page 231 - Nations force composed of the armed forces of the permanent members of the Security Council (the United States, Soviet Union, Britain, France, and China — the victorious Allies in World War II).
Page 183 - ... consequence, it was not until 1943 that the full brunt of American military power could be brought to bear. On the other hand, the ostrich-like attitude that the war did not concern us affected our reactions when the conflict was finally forced upon us. Active and hot war had been going on in Europe for a year and a half before the attack on Pearl Harbor, and the forces of geopolitics, if closely watched, suggested that American involvement was, in the long run, inevitable. Moreover, many US...
Page ix - Institute, at the Air University Center for Aerospace Doctrine, Research, and Education (AUCADRE).
Page 5 - ... how war should be fought on the battlefield (the grammar, or as most people would say today, the language of war). The reason for going to war and the political objectives for which war is fought do not flow from that language, but derive...

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