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Published: 11 October 2018

152 Pages | 10


ISBN: 9780190692810

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The American Military

A Concise History

Joseph T. Glatthaar

  • A vivid and insightful overview of the American military experience throughout the nation's history
  • Explains the impact of mechanization and technology on warfare and American overreliance on it
  • Discusses current military developments in the Middle East and reflects on the U.S. inability to comprehend the limits of its military power
  • Author is past president of the Society for Military History and one of the leaders of the field