For the Common Defense A Military History of the United States of America

ISBN-10: 0029215978
ISBN-13: 9780029215975
Edition: 1994
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Book details

List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Free Press
Publication date: 9/7/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 720
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.068
Language: English

Wilbur F. Hinman (1840–1905) served in the Sixty-fifth Regiment of the Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the war in the ranks of corporal, sergeant, orderly sergeant, first lieutenant, and captain in Company E. He mustered out in November 1865 as a lieutenant colonel and the last regimental commander. He had an active postwar career in journalism and government in the Cleveland, Ohio, area. nbsp;Allan R. Millett is the Ambrose Professor of History and the director of the Eisenhower Center for American Studies at the University of New Orleans. He received the 2008 Pritzker Military Library Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing and is the author of several books, includingThe Korean WarandA War to Be Won: Fighting the Second World War, 1937–1945.

Acknowledgements
Introduction
A Dangerous New World, 1607-1689
The Colonial Wars, 1689-1763
The American Revolution, 1763-1783
Preserving the New Republic's Independence, 1783-18155. The Armed Forces and National Expansion, 1815-1860
The Civil War, 1861-1862
The Civil War, 1863-1865
From Postwar Demobilization Toward Great Power Status, 1865-1898
The Birth of an American Empire, 1898-1902
Building the Military Forces of a World Power, 1899-1917
The United States Fights in the "War to End All Wars," 1917-1918
Military Policy Between the Two World, Wars, 1919-1939
The United States and World War II: From the Edge of Defeat to the Edge of Victory, 1939-1943
The United States and World War II: The Road to Victory, 1943-1945
Cold War and Hot War: The United States Enters the Age of Nuclear Deterrence and Collective Security, 1945-1953
Waging Cold War: American Defense Policy for Extended Deterrence and Containment, 1953-1965
In Dubious Battle: The War for Vietnam and the Erosion of American Military Power, 1961-1975
The Common Defense and the End of the Cold War, 1976-1993 Epilogue After the Cold War
Appendixes
Participation and Losses, Major Wars, 1775-1991
The Armed Forces and National Expansion
The Armed Forces of the Cold War
General Bibliography
Index

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