The definitive military history of the Civil War, featuring the same exclusive images, tactical maps, and expert analysis commissioned by The United States Military Academy to teach the history of the art of war to West Point cadets. The United States Military Academy at West Point is the gold standard for military history and the operational art of war. West Point has created military history texts for its cadets since 1836. For the first time in over forty years, the United States Military Academy has
Random House The American Civil War: A Military History" Book by John Keegan includes 432 number of pages. Paperback book provides in-depth analysis about the history in interesting way..Age group and grade: Ages 5+ years.Language: English.Title: "The American Civil War: A Military History".Format: Paperback .Author /editor : John Keegan.Number of pages: 432.Publisher: Vintage.Publication date: 2/7/20 0.Size: 8" x 5. " x 0.9".Subject: United States - civil war.Random House "The American Civil War: A
Civil-military relations in the era of the War of 1812 must be seen as a broad theme, not just the particular relationships between officers, military organizations, and civil government and civilians. Civil-military attitudes were interwoven in the lives of Americans and must be seen as ideological and social in character with political expressions. Secondarily, the War of 1812 was a transition period from the matrix of ideas inherited from English history and the War of Independence experience with an
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Search the annals of military history and you will discover no end of quirky characters and surprising true stories: The topless dancer who saved the Byzantine Empire. The World War I battle that was halted so a soccer game could be played. The scientist who invented a pigeon-guided missile in 1943. And don't forget the elderly pig whose death triggered an international crisis between the United States and Great Britain. This is the kind of history you'll find in The Greatest War Stories Never Told . One
The concluding volume of what is now recognized as the most useful reference ever produced on the Flintlock Military Muskets of the United States. In this volume covering the second half of the flintlock era, learn the correct, and incorrect, configurations for these historical longarms. Study the markings and inspection stamps that separate rare muskets from run-of-the-mill examples. Based upon decades of research at the national Archives, this book follows a first volume that covered the years 1790
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While war is most effectively waged as a united effort, the United States has consistently waged military conflict without firm central direction. Throughout our history, observes Michael Pearlman, the waging of war has been subject to continuous bargaining and compromise among competing governmental and military factions. What passes for strategy emerged from this process. Warmaking and American Democracy is the first comprehensive study of American war strategy in its domestic context. It shows how
Military- Civil War Bayonet! Forward: My Civil War Reminiscences Only 3 left in stock at $14.50! "BAYONET! FORWARD." MY CIVIL WAR REMINISCENCES by Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain is a compilation of the General's most substantial Civil War addresses and writings. This collection contains chapters on the campaigns of Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, Petersburg, the White Oak Road, Five Forks and Appomattox, as well as Chamberlain's personal account of the surrender of the Confederate Army and the Grand Review of the
By the end of the first decade of the 21st century, China had become one of the great powers of the modern world. Economically, politically, and militarily, its power and international reach is only exceeded by the United States, the world's one remaining superpower. Its military spending, though dwarfed by the United States, is over $100 billion a year and it is busy developing an aircraft carrier, a stealth fighter jet, and missiles that can shoot down satellites - all in an effort to project its power on
With American involvement in Iraq in the forefront of national news coverage and in the minds of many citizens, questions concerning America's involvement in past conflicts have once again arisen. This is the story of how the United States has gone to war and how the evolution of the nation's war-making apparatus has mirrored the nation's rise to global power. It focuses on the president's role as commander-in-chief vis-a-vis Congress from George Washington to George W. Bush. Conflicts range from the War of
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Examines military intelligence during the Civil War, drawing on original sources to describe the various intelligence campaigns..Author: Fishel, Edwin C..Quality Paper (736 pages).Publisher: Mariner Books, June 998.BISAC Subject: History / United States - Civil War .English .Dimensions : .5 x 6 x 9 Weight: .02.The Secret War for the Union: The Untold Story of Military Intelligence in the Civil War, Fishel, Edwin C. ISBN: 978039590 366
In the 100 Greatest Military Photographs, one of America's best-know military historians takes you on a personal guided tour of images that have shaped, changed, and defined how we think of war and soldering. This dramatically illustrated coffee-table book is by Robert J. Dalessandro, chief historian and director of one of the nations's most prestigious military history organizations. Inside, the reader will find famous photographs and paintings dating from the early 19th century to today. "Each of the 100
Medal of Honor portrays 11 recipients of this sacred U.S. military decoration, from the Civil War through the Vietnam War, and examines what drove them to go so far above and beyond the call of duty. Among the stories is an account of the life of the only woman ever to receive the medal; of an officer who staged a daring escape from a German POW camp in WWI; and of a soldier from the legendary WWII Japanese-American 442nd, who went on to earn the medal in the Korean War. The book tells not only of
The passion of Robert E. Lee and the puritan streak in J.E.B. Stuart are two of the surprises in Alf J. Mapp Jr.'s psychological analysis of Confederate military and political leaders. In this beautifully written book, Mapp also brings to life the defensively genteel Jefferson Davis, the paradoxically bold retreater Joseph E. Johnston, the amazingly transformed "Stonewall" Jackson, and the mysterious and astonishing Judah P. Benjamin. Mapp's first-rate scholarship and exciting prose make Frock Coats
This authentic handbook provides a wealth of revealing information on life in the Union Army during the Civil War. A must for serious Civil War historians, buffs, and battle scene reenactors, the guide includes many official forms used in the 1860s as well as an appendix containing articles of war, extracts from Acts of Congress, and an Army pay table. Contents include regulations related to military discipline and rank and command, care of fortifications, treatment of deceased soldiers and deserters,
Many students of the Civil War have concluded that the overstudied conflict in the Eastern Theater resulted only in an unwinnable stalemate. For that reason they are now looking to the West for more precise explanations of the Confederates’ failure to win independence. To editors Lawrence Hewitt and Arthur Bergeron, the answers lie with the generals who waged a calamitous war that stretched across nine states and left a long trail of bloody battlefields, surrendered fortresses, burned cities, wrecked
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