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concise history of World War I

concise history of World War I

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Published by Frederick A. Praeger in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPrepared for the Encyclopedia Americana under the advisory editorship of Vincent J. Esposito.
ContributionsEsposito, Vincent J.
The Physical Object
Pagination414 p.
Number of Pages414
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20124932M

Summary: A Concise History of World War II Essay by Desithug, High School, 10th grade, B, June download word file, 2 pages download word file, 2 pages 4 votes4/5(4).   World War II: a concise history by Shugg, Roger W. (Roger Wallace) Publication date Topics DeWeerd, Harvey A. (Harvey Arthur), , World War, Publisher Washington, D.C.: Infantry journal Press Collection uconn_libraries; blc; americana Digitizing sponsorPages:

The book joins Kenneth J. Hagan’s fine This People’s Navy () and his edited volume In Peace and War (), Robert W. Love’s two-volume History of the United States Navy (), E.B. Potter’s Sea Power (), and James Bradford’s new edited volume America, Sea Power, and the World () as the most significant works of synthesis.   In this book, Fussell examines some of the greatest World War I literature written by Siegfried Sassoon, Robert Graves, Edmund Blunden, David Jones, Isaac Rosenberg, and Wilfred Owen, and supplies context, both actual and literary, for those writers who most effectively memorialized WWI as an historical experience with conspicuous imaginative Author: Romeo Rosales.

A Concise History of the U.S. Air Force Except in a few instances, since World War I1 no American soldier or sailor has been attacked by enemy air power. Conversely, no enemy soldier or sailor has acted in combat without being attacked or at least threatened by American air power. Aviators have brought the air weapon to bear against ene-. In an ever-shrinking world, the need for a global perspective in dealing with the modern world has become acute. This book attempts to provide such a perspective by investigating the major changes in geopolitics and world economy during the past years.


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