America's Military Adversaries: From Colonial Times to the Present

America's Military Adversaries: From Colonial Times to the Present

by John C. Fredriksen
     
 

This work chronicles the lives and accomplishments of over 200 enemies who have fought, plotted, spied on, and in some instances defeated U.S. forces over the past three centuries.

• More than 200 entries include Indian warriors, German and Japanese fighter pilots, Confederate bushwhackers, Spanish admirals, and a host of femme fatales

• Each entry

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Overview

This work chronicles the lives and accomplishments of over 200 enemies who have fought, plotted, spied on, and in some instances defeated U.S. forces over the past three centuries.

• More than 200 entries include Indian warriors, German and Japanese fighter pilots, Confederate bushwhackers, Spanish admirals, and a host of femme fatales

• Each entry includes biographical information as well as analyses of battles, tactics, and outcomes

• Appendixes list adversaries by conflict and by occupation

• The book is generously illustrated with archival and contemporary photographs and portraits

• An extensive bibliography lists more than 900 resources for further study

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"[A]n excellent biographical encyclopedia of the various military adversaries (naval, air, and land) America has faced since colonial times . . . This well-done work is especially useful for those looking to begin research into those who led America's military adversaries. It should be included in all libraries." - American Reference Books Annual

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781576076033
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/05/2001
Pages:
636
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.38(d)
Age Range:
12 Years

Meet the Author

John C. Fredriksen, PhD, is an independent historian. His published works include ABC-CLIO's International Warbirds: An Illustrated Guide to World Military Aircraft, 1914–1920 and American Military Leaders: From Colonial Times to the Present.

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