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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.
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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...
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