Honor the Brave: America's Wars and Warriors
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BeschreibungThe wars, the battles, and the heroes that have made and kept America free "Stand your ground! Dont fire unless fired upon! But if they want to have a war, let it begin here."-Captain John Parker to his men on Lexington Common, April 19, 1775 "Give it to them boys, lets finish this business today."-General Andrew Jackson encouraging his men in defense of New Orleans "Victory is certain, trust in God and fear not! Remember the Alamo."-General Sam Houston to his men ab to charge Santa Annas army "Nothing any of us had ever known could compare with the utter anguish, frustration, and constant inner battle of maintaining some semblance of sanity."-Officer on Iwo Jima in February 1945
Liberty or Death. Defending a Young Republic. The Blue and the Gray. Union Restored. America Fights Abroad. The Arsenal of Democracy. The Great Crusade. Korea to Kuwait. America the Brave and the Free. Index.
PortraitVictor Brooks, professor of history at Villanova University, is the author of several books on military history
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2001
Seitenanzahl: 264 Seiten