The Encyclopedia of the American Armed Forces

( 1 )

Overview

Axelord, co-author of Facts on File's Encyclopedia of Wars and a history consultant to the Discovery Channel, offers an important new reference on the four major branches of the US military. Volume 1 is devoted to the US Army and US Air Force. Volume 2 covers the US Marine Corps and US Navy. Some 1,200 A-Z entries cover all aspects of the US armed services including command structure; historic and modern wars, commanders, and weapons; medals; and policies toward homosexuals and women. V. 2 contains the ...
See more details below
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (4) from $5.42   
  • New (2) from $19.89   
  • Used (2) from $5.42   
Sending request ...

Overview

Axelord, co-author of Facts on File's Encyclopedia of Wars and a history consultant to the Discovery Channel, offers an important new reference on the four major branches of the US military. Volume 1 is devoted to the US Army and US Air Force. Volume 2 covers the US Marine Corps and US Navy. Some 1,200 A-Z entries cover all aspects of the US armed services including command structure; historic and modern wars, commanders, and weapons; medals; and policies toward homosexuals and women. V. 2 contains the bibliography and cumulative index. Volumes feature b&w illustrations, and branch abbreviations and acronyms. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780816047000
  • Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/28/2005
  • Series: Facts on File Library of American History
  • Edition description: SET 1
  • Pages: 1024
  • Product dimensions: 7.46 (w) x 9.56 (h) x 2.21 (d)

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 5
( 1 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(1)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted August 5, 2006

    Historical consultant Alan Axelrod applies personal objectivity and expert research into this easy-to-use primer and reference source.

    Almost 1,200 entries in Encyclopedia Of The American Armed Forces cover everything from history, command organization, and famous heroes to equipment, weapons, uniforms, traditions, and special American military terminology. A two-volume set with entries organized in simple A-Z format, Encyclopedia Of The American Armed Forces is accessible, information-packed, and practical for high school students, college and public libraries, and personal reference collections. Historical consultant Alan Axelrod applies personal objectivity and expert research into this easy-to-use primer and reference source.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)