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Author McNaughton, James C., author.

Title The Army in the Pacific : a century of engagement / by James C. McNaughton.

Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, United States Army, 2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Federal Documents Online  D 114.2:P 11/3    ---  Available
Description vii, 91 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series CMH pub. ; 70-120-1
CMH pub ; 70-120-1.
Note "First printing"--t.p. verso.
Contents An army for empire, 1898-1941 -- Pacific War and aftermath, 1941-1950 -- Hot and cold wars, 1950-1973 -- After Vietnam, 1973 to present.
Summary "Offers an overview of the Army's history in this rapidly changing region. It describes how the Army's involvement began with an expedition to seize Manila from Spain in 1898, which led to a protracted campaign against Philippine insurgents. When Japan attacked in 1941, the Army fought back as part of a joint and multinational team in some of the most far-reaching campaigns in history, after which the Army became responsible for post-conflict operations in Japan, Okinawa, South Korea, and the Philippines. During the Cold War, the Army fought hot wars in Korea and Vietnam. After the Vietnam War, the Army provided regional stability, a shield against aggression, and engagement with allies and partners as the region experienced unprecedented growth. This broad historical perspective reveals some enduring lessons: the vast distances and diversity of terrain and weather, the necessity for joint and multinational operations, and the need for a versatile, adaptive, and agile force"--Publisher's website.
Subject United States. Army -- History.
United States -- History, Military.
Military art and science -- Pacific Ocean.
Pacific Ocean.
Added Author Center of Military History, publisher.
Added Title Century of engagement
Other Form: Online version: McNaughton, James C. Army in the Pacific (OCoLC)828858485
Gpo Item No. 0344
Sudoc No. D 114.2:P 11/3

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