U.S. Military History For Dummies 1st Edition, Kindle Edition

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Understand the greatest military victories and the worst defeats

The fun and easy way to trace America's military history

Want to know more about the military's role in U.S. history? This straightforward guide takes you from the French and Indian War to the War in Iraq, explaining not only how the Armed Forces are organized and operate, but also how the military and warfare have shaped the country's society, politics, culture, and future.

Discover how to:

  • Why America goes to war
  • Who serves in the armed forces and why
  • How early wars shaped the U.S.
  • America's involvement in the World Wars
  • Key moments of great battles
--This text refers to the paperback edition.

About the Author

John C. McManus, PhD, is an associate professor of U.S. military history at Missouri University of Science and Technology. He teaches courses on the Civil War, World War II, Vietnam, Americans in combat, and the broad sweep of American military history. A prolific lecturer on military history, he has received numerous awards for outstanding teaching.
He has written several books on the American military experience, including The Deadly Brotherhood: The American Combat Soldier in World War II; The Americans at D-Day; and, most recently, Alamo in the Ardennes: The Untold Story of the American Soldiers Who Made the Defense of Bastogne Possible. He is a member of the editorial advisory board at World War II magazine and has served as an historical expert for numerous battlefield tours.
--This text refers to the paperback edition.

Product details

  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B0012W11G2
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ For Dummies; 1st edition (October 22, 2007)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ October 22, 2007
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 2318 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 388 pages
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Enabled
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