U.S. Army by the Numbers

U.S. Army by the Numbers

by Lisa M. Bolt Simons

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How many bullets are in an Abrams tank machine gun? How many chemical attacks can an M40 series gas mask withstand? And what percentage of soldiers make it through the grueling training to become Army Special Forces members? Find the answers to these questions and discover many more amazing high impact stats and numbers that define the U.S. Army.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781476539171
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 01/01/2014
Series: Military by the Numbers
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: IG920L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 9 Years

About the Author

Lisa M. Bolt Simons, a teacher by day, has published several nonfiction children’s books, as well as articles in various publications. She’s been awarded a Minnesota State Arts Board grant, a McKnight Artist Fellowship for Writers/Loft Award in Children’s Literature Honorable Mention, and a Shabo Award from The Loft Literary Center. She lives in Minnesota with her husband and teen twins.

Table of Contents

America's Soldiers 4

Army Weapons 6

The Army in 3s 8

The Abrams Tank 10

A Ready Soldier 12

Battle of the Bulge, World War II 14

Then and Now 16

Operation Iraqi Freedom 18

Working in the Army 20

D-Day 22

K-9s 24

The Army in 1s 26

Special Operations Forces 28

Glossary 30


Internet Sites 31

Index 32

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