Historical Dictionary Of The U.s. Army

Hardcover | December 1, 2000

EditorJerold E. BrownbyJerold E. Brown

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Having evolved over the past two and a quarter centuries to become the premier military force in the world, the U.S. Army has a heritage rich in history and tradition. This historical dictionary provides short, clear, authoritative entries on a broad cross section of military terms, concepts, arms and equipment, units and organizations, campaigns and battles, and people who have had a significant impact on Army. It includes over 900 entries written by some 100 scholars, providing a valuable resource for the interested reader, student, and researcher. For those interested in pursuing specific subjects further, the book provides sources at the end of each entry as well as a general bibliography. Appendixes provide a useful list of abbreviations and acronyms and a listing of ranks and grades in the U.S. Army.

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Having evolved over the past two and a quarter centuries to become the premier military force in the world, the U.S. Army has a heritage rich in history and tradition. This historical dictionary provides short, clear, authoritative entries on a broad cross section of military terms, concepts, arms and equipment, units and organizations...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:680 pages, 9.52 × 6.42 × 1.41 inPublished:December 1, 2000Publisher:Greenwood PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0313293228

ISBN - 13:9780313293221

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?This specialized dictionary is packed with information and will be heavily used at any reference desk that handles basic questions about the U.S. military and related subjects...this volume will serve as a true ready-refrence source....Historical Dictionary of the U.S. Army will be a valuable stand-alone information source in smaller libraries and will serve as a useful supplement in larger libraries that have more extensive sources on this topic.?-Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin