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Beacon College: West Point History of Warfare, U.S. Military History Edition

Beacon College: West Point History of Warfare, U.S. Military History Edition

Edited by: Clifford J. Rogers and Ty Seidule

This 46-chapter volume features the chapters that relate particularly to U.S. military history.

Chapter List:

  1. Early Imperial Encounters in North America
  2. The Seven Years’ War in North America and Beyond
  3. The Origins of the American Revolution and Opening Moves
  4. From Defeat to Victory in the North: 1777–1778
  5. The War in Georgia and the Carolinas
  6. Yorktown, the Peace, and Why the British Failed
  7. Warfare and the American Nation-State, 1783–1845
  8. The U.S.-Mexican War
  9. Origins and Opening Moves of the American Civil War
  10. The War in the East, July 1861–September 1862
  11. Seeking Decision in the East, November 1862–August 1863
  12. Grant’s War in the West
  13. Coordinated Strategy and Hard War
  14. The End of the War and the Army in Reconstruction
  15. The American Army in the West, 1865–1897
  16. An American Empire
  17. 1914: Strategies, War Plans, and Opening Moves
  18. Stalemate and Response, 1914–1915
  19. The Global War in 1915
  20. 1916: Industrial War and Battles of Attrition
  21. Political Challenges and Strategic Reevaluation, 1917
  22. 1918: The Year of Decision
  23. WWI: Overwhelming the Germans and Victory
  24. The United Kingdom, Japan, and United States in the Interwar Period
  25. German Years of Victory
  26. Britain Stands Alone
  27. The Germans Turn East: Operation Barbarossa and the Beginnings of the Final Solution
  28. Japan Strikes: From Pearl Harbor to Midway
  29. The Allies Turn the Tide
  30. Peoples and Economies at War
  31. Strategic Seapower and Airpower
  32. Waging Global War
  33. Victory in Europe
  34. Defeat of Japan
  35. Occupation, Demobilization, and Assessing Victory
  36. The Cold War 1945–1973: Containment and the Nuclear Era
  37. The Korean Civil War and American Intervention, 1945–1950
  38. Fighting and Ending the Korean Conflict
  39. Revolutionary War in Southeast Asia, 1954–1965
  40. American Escalation in Vietnam, 1965–1967
  41. American De-escalation in Vietnam, 1968–1972
  42. Victory and Defeat in Vietnam
  43. Encountering and Responding to Limits: The Superpowers in the Cold War, 1968–1991
  44. Peace Dividends and Benevolent Interventions
  45. Three Iraq Wars, 1980–2011
  46. Afghanistan: Thirty-Five Years of War and Counting

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