The United States Army: A Chronology, 1775 to the Present (Hardback)John C. Fredriksen (author)
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This book offers a detailed timeline of the key events in the history of the U.S. Army, from the American Revolutionary War to today's ongoing conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq.
* Comprises hundreds of brief, chronologically organized entries on key moments in the development and deployment of the U.S. Army
* 50 illustrations highlight important battles and military figures
* Sidebars throughout showcase interesting stories related to the army
* An exhaustive bibliography points the way to further reading in print and online
* Includes a comprehensive index
Number of pages: 327
Weight: 943 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 29 mm
"Fredriksen remains an objective reporter, presenting facts and avoiding temptations to draw conclusions. This impartial account of date-specific events will allow the book to remain a valid resource despite inevitable shifts in political outlook." - Library Journal
"Although high-school students can use this book, it will probably be more heavily used by college and general researchers. It is recommended for public and college libraries." - Booklist
"Recommended. Public and school libraries; general readers." - Choice
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