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Encyclopedia of the American Armed Forces v. 1 By Alan Axelrod

Encyclopedia of the American Armed Forces v. 1

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This two-volume set is divided into sections, devoted to the four major branches of the US military - the US Army, the US Navy, the US Marine Corps, and the US Air Force. Entries cover history; command organization; heroes and leaders; mission and role; equipment, weapons, and uniforms; life and traditions; and special terminology.

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Encyclopedia of the American Armed Forces v. 1 by Alan Axelrod

At a time when the question of war and what it means to serve our country is especially relevant, this essential reference provides a comprehensive, authoritative look at the American armed forces. Written by a well-known military historian, this two-volume set is divided into four sections, each devoted to one of the four major branches of the U.S. military - the U.S. Army, the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Marine Corps, and the U.S. Air Force. Approximately 1,200 entries cover history; command organization; heroes and leaders; mission and role; equipment, weapons, and uniforms; life and traditions; and special terminology. Each volume is organized in an easy-to-use, A-to-Z format. An essential reference for the study of the four branches of the American armed forces, Encyclopedia of the American Armed Forces is an invaluable reference for any high school, college, or public library, as well as a perfect addition to any personal collection. Entries include aviation, bayonet, Civil War, Continental Army, court martial, Barbary Wars, boot camp, Desert Storm, dog tags, insignia, jungle warfare, Korean War, Curtis LeMay, Medal of Honor, mutiny, Chester Nimitz, nuclear war, nurse corps, Pearl Harbor, Purple Heart, ranger, Seventh Army, Special Forces, uniforms, and weapon systems.

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GOR009769749
Encyclopedia of the American Armed Forces v. 1 by Alan Axelrod
Alan Axelrod
Used - Good
Hardback
Facts On File Inc
2005-09-30
1024
0816047006
9780816047000
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.