The Hidden History of America at War: Untold Tales from Yorktown to Fallujah

The Hidden History of America at War: Untold Tales from Yorktown to Fallujah

by Kenneth C. Davis

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780316348355
Publisher: Hachette Books
Publication date: 05/17/2016
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 212,987
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Kenneth C. Davis is the author of the Don't Know Much About® series with more than four million copies in print worldwide. Davis is a frequent media guest on national television and radio; he has written for the Op-Ed page of the New York Times, and been a commentator on NPR's All Things Considered. He posts regularly at DontKnowMuch.com and makes "virtual visits" to schools, libraries, and other audiences.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 Washington's Men: Yorktown, Virginia-October 1781 21

Chapter 2 The Battle of the Old Men and the Young Boys: Petersburg, Virginia-June 1864 87

Chapter 3 The Water Cure: Balangiga, Philippines-September 1901 139

Chapter 4 Berlin Stories: Berlin, Germany-April 1945 193

Chapter 5 The "Living-Room War": Hué, South Vietnam-February 1968 249

Chapter 6 The Bridge over the River Euphrates: Fallujah, Iraq-March 2004 297

Afterword 349

Acknowledgments 359

Bibliography 361

Notes 373

Index 395

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