U.S. Army: A Complete History

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In 1775, angry colonists took up arms against a common British foe and their battle cries signaled the birth of the United States Army. Published with the Army Historical Foundation, this richly illustrated book presents the first annual chronicle of the U. S. Army's 300-year history - from the French and Indian War to Operation Iraqi Freedom. Detailed sidebars written by leading experts feature key events, significant operations, technological advances, and in-depth profiles of...
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In 1775, angry colonists took up arms against a common British foe and their battle cries signaled the birth of the United States Army. Published with the Army Historical Foundation, this richly illustrated book presents the first annual chronicle of the U. S. Army's 300-year history - from the French and Indian War to Operation Iraqi Freedom. Detailed sidebars written by leading experts feature key events, significant operations, technological advances, and in-depth profiles of the Army's most pivotal members.
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Military buffs will cherish this extensively illustrated, 750-plus-page chronicle of the U.S. Army's 300 years. U.S. Army: A Complete History covers military operations from the French and Indian Wars to Operation Iraqi Freedom, with detailed sidebars on key events, technological advances, and outstanding Army leaders and battle heroes.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780883631133
  • Publisher: Hugh Lauter Levein Associates
  • Publication date: 10/10/2005
  • Pages: 960
  • Product dimensions: 9.07 (w) x 13.03 (h) x 3.04 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword : "boots on the ground" 6
I 1607-1774 : militia and frontier scouts 8
II 1775-1782 : the revolution 52
III 1783-1811 : army of the republic 116
IV 1812-1815 : the war of 1812 172
V 1816-1843 : building a nation 220
VI 1844-1848 : war with Mexico 278
VII 1849-1860 : garrisoning the western frontier 324
VIII 1861-1865 : defending the union 368
IX 1866-1897 : the army in the west 438
X 1898-1913 : army of empire 492
XI 1914-1919 : the expeditionary army 534
XII 1920-1940 : peacetime soldiering 592
XIII 1941-1945 : World War II : European theater 626
XIV 1941-1945 : World War II : Pacific theater 696
XV 1946-1960 : defending freedom's frontier 752
XVI 1961-1975 : the army in the Vietnam era 796
XVII 1976-1990 : reforging the sword 858
XVIII 1991-2004 : shield of freedom 894
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