Almanac of American Military History by Spencer C. Tucker

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Almanac of American Military History is yet another reference work from acclaimed historian Dr. Spencer C. Tucker and ABC-CLIO, offering an unprecedented resource for a wide range of students and researchers. A comprehensive, four-volume title, this almanac traces all of American military history from the European voyages of discovery through 2011, chronicling the pivotal moments that have shaped the United States into the country it is today. In addition to documenting key events, this title presents biographies of more than 250 key individuals and provides information on more than 250 historically significant technologies and weapons systems.

A detailed glossary is included, as are discussions of ranks and military awards and decorations. Divided into conflict periods, each chapter includes a detailed chronology, reference-entry sidebars, statistical information, primary-source documents, and a bibliography.


About Spencer C. Tucker

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Spencer C. Tucker is Professor and holder of the John Biggs Chair in Military History at Virginia Military Institute. He served as a captain in Army Intelligence in 1966-67 and is the author of several books on military history, including Injured Honor: The Chesapeake-Leopard Affair of June 22, 1807. He lives in Lexington, Virginia.
Published November 21, 2012 by ABC-CLIO. 2524 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, War, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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Gr 9 Up—The material in this well-researched set is divided into 11 chapters covering the Colonial era, Westward movement, the Civil War, World War II, the Korean and early Cold Wars, and the post-Cold War era, including recent conflicts in the Middle East and Afghanistan. Each chapter begins wit...

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