Financing Armed Conflict, Volume 2: Resourcing US Military Interventions from the Spanish-American War to Vietnam

Financing Armed Conflict, Volume 2: Resourcing US Military Interventions from the Spanish-American War to Vietnam

by Thomas M. Meagher

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Financing Armed Conflict, Volume 2: Resourcing US Military Interventions from the Spanish-American War to Vietnam by Thomas M. Meagher

This second part of a two-volume series examines in detail the financing of America’s major wars from the Spanish-American War to the Vietnam War. It interweaves analyses of political policy, military strategy and operations, and war finance and economic mobilization with examinations of the events of America’s major armed conflicts, offering useful case studies for students of military history and spending policy, policymakers, military comptrollers, and officers in training.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137549921
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 02/10/2017
Edition description: 1st ed. 2017
Pages: 379
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Thomas M. Meagher is Adjunct Professor at Armstrong State University, USA. He spent twenty-five years in the national security field, including time as an active duty Army officer, ten years in financial analysis and investor relations positions in the defense industry, and another decade as an award-winning Wall Street equity research analyst following publicly traded defense and government services contractors. He is currently researching and writing a complementary two part volume on resourcing European and Asian Military Interventions from the War of the Spanish Succession to World War Two.

Table of Contents


Defining U.S. Strategic Resourcing Culture 1
The Golden Age of American Imperialism - Resourcing the Spanish - American War 2
The War to End All Wars – Wilsonian Democracy and Resourcing World War One 3
Defeating the Axis of Evil - Resourcing World War Two 4
Communism Contained - Resourcing the Korean War 5
The Never Ending Nightmare - Resourcing the Vietnam War 6
Epilogue – Planning a War on Three Fronts 7

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