American Military History, Vol. 2: 1902-1996

American Military History Vol American Military History makes available to a civilian audience for the first time a comprehensive view of the parallel development of the American military and the American nation evaluated in ligh

  • Title: American Military History, Vol. 2: 1902-1996
  • Author: Maurice Matloff
  • ISBN: 9780938289715
  • Page: 104
  • Format: Paperback
  • American Military History makes available to a civilian audience for the first time a comprehensive view of the parallel development of the American military and the American nation, evaluated in light of the nine principles of war currently recognized by the U.S military Volume 2 of this influential work takes the American people and their armed forces in the wider worlAmerican Military History makes available to a civilian audience for the first time a comprehensive view of the parallel development of the American military and the American nation, evaluated in light of the nine principles of war currently recognized by the U.S military Volume 2 of this influential work takes the American people and their armed forces in the wider world of the twentieth century, with its global commitments, multi national operations and mass citizen armies The decade leading up to 1917 is seen in light of the mixed results of the Spanish American War, with the Army striving to improve weapons, training, organization and structures of command America s late entry into World War I is seen as leading to two remarkable accomplishments the U.S Army under John J Pershing maintaining its separate identity despite British and French demands for piecemeal troop replacements, and the rapid mobilization of a large citizen army and wartime industrial production without damaging the domestic economy The rapidly changing world situation of the 1980s and the U.S response are fully covered, culminating in the Persian Gulf War The Gulf War appears in many ways to be a summation of the American military experience, incorporating the rapid mobilization and technical expertise of the world wars with principles of command and maneuver developed by small numbers of determined men at King s Mountain and in the Shenandoah American Military History was originally designed by the U.S Army s Office of Military History for the instruction of officer cadets and other military personnel The work went through various editions from 1956 to 1988, under the direction of Dr Maurice Matloff The current two volume edition has some revisions and has been expanded to give full coverage of the operations and lessons of the Persian Gulf War by Dr Albert A Nofi and others.

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    1. I might have to consider the Spanish American war of the 1890s to have had the single greatest influence on our worldview today. The outcomes of that conflict forced the US into becoming a global power. This history is a great read, worth picking up if you have any interest.


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