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Title: BOOK REVIEW: Chronology of American Military History: Vol. 1 Independence to Civil War 1775 to 1865
Post by: NewsMan on 29 January 2012, 00:00:10
BOOK REVIEW:  Chronology of American Military History: Vol. 1 Independence to Civil War 1775 to 1865; Vol. 2 Indian Wars to World War II 1866 to 1945; Vol. 3 Cold War to the War on Terror 1946 to Pres

A very good reference guide to the military history of the United States from the prolific Dr. Fredricksen, author, among many other works, of Fighting Elites: A History of U.S. S pecial Forces , The B-45 Tornado , and more,

In Chronology of American Military History Fredricksen gives us often highly detailed, sometimes  day-to-day accounts of wars, battles, and campaigns, often delving into obscure operations or events. But he also also covers legislation, technological innovations, exploratory expeditions, of which there were a surprising number, and more.

o     Volume I, Independence to Civil War, 1775-1865.  Pp. ix, 662.

o     Volume II, Indian Wars to World War II, 1866-1945.  Pp. ix, 667.

o     Volume III, Cold War to the War on Terror, 1946 to the Present.  Pp. ix, 773.

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