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7th Infantry Regiment Combat in an Age of Terror - The Korean War Through the Present

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ISBN-10: 0765303051

ISBN-13: 9780765303059

Edition: 2008

Authors: John C. McManus

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The 7th Infantry's motto, "Willing and Able," speaks volumes about its past.nbsp; Throughout America's history, the soldiers of this regiment have proven through their sacrifice, their bloodshed, and their sweat that they are willing and able to fight America's wars.nbsp; At practically every crucial moment in America's wars, the 7th has been there, shaping the future of the country and, by extension, the world. Acclaimed historian John C. McManus takes us through the amazing history of this ever-present regiment in modern warfare, from Korea to our current toils in the Middle East.nbsp; More than anything, McManus' narrative tells the tale of those ordinary infantrymen who have always…    
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates, LLC
Publication date: 5/13/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

John C. McManusformerly was assistant director of the University of Tennessee’s Center for the Study of War and Society. He now lives in St. Louis where he teaches history at a local college.

List of Maps
Preface and Acknowledgments
Introduction: April 3, 2003, Iraq
Hot and Cold War: Korea
Becoming Grunts: Vietnam
The Triumph of Professionalism: The Persian Gulf War
The Post-9/11 War on Terror: Kosovo and the Beginning of the Iraq War
The Iraq War: On to Baghdad and Beyond
Afterword
Notes
Select Bibliography
Index of Subjects and Persons
Index of Military Units