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Title Between war and peace : how America ends its wars / edited by Matthew Moten.

Imprint New York : Free Press, c2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  355 B466 2011    ---  Available
Edition 1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Description xii, 371 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 335-350) and index.
Contents From Cowpens to Yorktown : the final campaign of the war for American independence / Ira D. Gruber -- Plattsburgh 1814 : warring for bargaining chips / Wayne E. Lee -- "A reckless waste of blood and treasure" : the last campaign of the Second Seminole War / John W. Hall -- The final campaign of the U.S.-Mexican war : Winfield Scott's capture of Mexico City and difficulties with guerrillas / Joseph G. Dawson -- The Civil War / Joseph T. Glatthaar -- The 300 year war / Peter Maslowski -- The Philippines / Brian McAllister Linn -- The Meuse-Argonne offensive : the final battle of World War I / Edward M. Coffman -- Waging and ending World War II in Europe / Theodore A. Wilson -- The end of the Pacific War in World War II / Gerhard L. Weinberg -- Exerting air pressure and globalizing containment : war termination in korea / Conrad C. Crane -- Vietnam : ending the lost war / Gian P. Gentile -- The cold war / George C. Herring -- The United States in Iraq : terminating an interminable war / Andrew J. Bacevich.
Summary A U.S. Military Academy historian analyzes America's exit strategies in conflicts ranging from the American Revolution to the Gulf War, providing fifteen essays by leading authorities to offer insight into each war's goals, campaigns, and legacies.
Subject United States -- History, Military -- Case studies.
War -- Termination -- Case studies.
Added Author Moten, Matthew, 1960-
ISBN 9781439194614
Standard No. AU@ 000045856775

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