ISBN-10:
0700614168
ISBN-13:
9780700614165
Pub. Date:
04/03/2003
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
American Soldiers: Ground Combat in the World Wars, Korea, and Vietnam / Edition 1

American Soldiers: Ground Combat in the World Wars, Korea, and Vietnam / Edition 1

by Peter S. Kindsvatter
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ISBN-13: 9780700614165
Publisher: University Press of Kansas
Publication date: 04/03/2003
Series: Modern War Studies Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 456
Product dimensions: 5.96(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.07(d)

About the Author


Peter S. Kindsvatter served in the U.S. Army for twenty-one years and retired as an Armor lieutenant colonel. He is the Command Historian at the U.S. Army Ordnance Center and Schools, Aberdeen Proving Ground.

Table of Contents


Foreword, Russell F. Weigley
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. Rallying to the Flag
2. The Environment of War
3. Immersion in the Environment
4. Coping with the Environment of War
5. For Comrades and Country
6. Failing to Cope with the Environment of War
7. The Joys of War
8. Closing with the Enemy
9. Leadership in Combat
10. Dwellers Beyond the Environment of War
11. Equal Opportunity in the Foxhole
Conclusion: Don't Expect Too Much from War
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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"Kindsvatter's sweeping study is a tour de force." —-Journal of Military History

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