American Military History: A Guide to Reference and by Daniel K. Blewett

By Daniel K. Blewett

Tackling and coping with the large array of reference instruments within the box of U.S. army historical past, this selectively annotated bibliography covers land, air, and naval forces, with separate chapters on significant American armed conflicts. different chapters conceal digital assets, companies and institutions, museums, records, and libraries. the writer has integrated atlases, chronologies, bibliographies, biographical dictionaries, indexes, abstracts for journals, glossaries, and encyclopedias, with short descriptive annotations on so much entries. This paintings is a pertinent addition to the overall reference collections of public and educational libraries in addition to to big libraries, govt records collections, army and intelligence company libraries, and old societies and museums. these accomplishing study within the box of army heritage will locate it vital.

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United States Military Road Atlas. Falls Church, VA: Military Marketing Services, 1993. 144p. illus. 95pa. LC 92-038252. ISBN 0-914862-36-7pa. This work is as much a directory and guidebook as it is an atlas. It shows the locations of military bases (but not details of the bases themselves), airports, campgrounds, and recreational areas, plus instructions on how to get to the bases, and a mileage chart. 3. Dockrill, Michael. Atlas of Twentieth Century World History. New York: HarperCollins, 1991.

Lieutenant Lt. Col. Lieutenant Colonel pa. paperback Ret. Retired USA United States Army USAF United States Air Force USMA United States Military Academy USMC United States Marine Corps USN United States Navy Page xvii Introduction War is an awful thing; just ask anybody who has ever fought in one. It is bloody and scary and boring and expensive in terms of life and treasure. But the human race seems to excel at it, and it does dominate our common history and current existence. Despite a strong tradition of isolationism and anti-military feeling in this country, much of America's history is closely identified with war.

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