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The Army
by Harold Nelson (Editor), et al
Book Description: In 1775, determined and angry colonists took up arms against a common foe, and their battle cries signaled the birth of the United States Army. The Army has been forged in the fires of revolution, tested on continental battlefields, battered at the shores of Normandy, and hardened on the sands of the Persian Gulf. From its first stand at Lexington, the Army has always had a non-negotiable contract with the American people to fight and win the nation's wars. 

Now, over 225 years after the founding of the Continental Army, the spirit and essence of the United States Army is celebrated for the first time in a definitive, magnificently illustrated, large format book published with the Army Historical Foundation. 

Written by an outstanding team, The Army has over 350 pages of riveting and informative text and stories of the Army experience. Essays on U.S. Army history and today's soldiers focus not only on the tanks, helicopters, vehicles, and weapons, but especially on the people that make it all work. The thoughtful incorporation of full-color and vintage photography, portraits, recruiting posters, and historically inspired paintings complements the text while adding the excitement that only spectacular illustrations can bring to a book. 

This book enables the history of America's Army to be cherished permanently in a handsome package that every soldier will be proud to own and--with its unique medallion-inlaid cover--to display. This book will be read again and again by past and present soldiers, their families and friends, and the countless others that have been inspired by the exploits of the United States Army.
Hardcover: 352 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.70 x 14.74 x 10.92 
Publisher: Levin Associates; (November 9, )
ISBN: 0883631016 

The Deadly Brotherhood : The American Combat Soldier in World War II
by John C. McManus
Hardcover - 352 pages
Presidio Pr; ISBN: 0891416552
 
At Belleau Wood
Robert B. Asprey 
On June 15, 1918, the 2nd U.S. Division consisting of army soldiers and combat-ready troops recruited from the Marine Corps by General Pershing to supplement limited American forces met with their German opponents at Belleau Wood.
Listed under World War One

The Brownsville Raid
John D. Weaver
Reconstructs the events surrounding Theodore Roosevelt's dismissal of 167 black soldiers from the US army in 1906.
Paperback / Published 1992

A Citizen-Soldier Remembers 1942-1946 : 149th Armored Signal Company of the 9th Armored Divison
George E. McAvoy; Hardcover

The Coveted Black & Gold : A Daily Journey Through the US Army Ranger School Experience
by J. D. Lock, Ralph Puckett
(Hardcover)

Dade's Last Command
Frank Laumer, John K. Mahon
In 1835, one hundred US soldiers were killed by Seminole indians who were aiding escaped black slaves in Florida.
Listed under Florida History

It Doesn't Take a Hero
General H. Norman Schwarzkopf
The general who led the troops who attacked Iraq during the war in the Persian Gulf discusses his experiences during the Vietnam War, his personal life, and his beliefs.
Paperback (October 1993)
Bantam Books; ISBN: 0553563386

General of the Army
by Ed Cray
A diligently researched, clearly written biography of Marshall. 
Paperback - 876 pages
Cooper Square Press; ISBN: 0815410425

Guardians of Empire : The U.S. Army and the Pacific, 1902-1940
Brian McAllister Linn
Hardcover

Patton : A Genius for War
by Carlo D'Este
Listed under Patton

The Philippine War, 1899-1902
by Brian McAllister Linn
Hardcover - 416 pages
Univ Pr of Kansas; ISBN: 0700609903

The Rakkasans : The Combat History of the 187th Airborne Infantry
by Lt. Gen. E.M. Flanagan
Formed in 1943 to see its first action in the Philipines, the 187th has seen distinguished service in all subsequent major conflicts in which US forces have been involved.
Hardcover - 384 pages (April )
Presidio Pr; ISBN: 0891416048

A Soldier's Story
by Omar Nelson Bradley
Listed under American Commanders of WWII

Shavetails and Bell Sharps : The History of the U.S. Army Mule
Emmett M. Essin
The last U.S. Army mules were formally mustered out of the service in Colorado in December of 1956, ending 125 years of military reliance on the virtues of this singular animal. Much less glamorous than the cavalryman's horse, the Army pack mule was a good deal more important; from the Mexican War through World War II mules were an indispensable adjunct to army movement.
Hardcover

Uncle Sam's Little Wars : The Spanish-American War, Philippine Insurrection, and Boxer Rebellion, 1898-1902
by J. Phillip Langellier
Paperback - 72 pages
Greenhill Books/Lionel Leventhal; ISBN: 1853673579

US Army Handbook 1939-1945
by George Forty
Paperback - 240 pages 1 edition (January 1, )
Sutton Publishing; ISBN: 0750920505

US Army Photo Album: Shooting the war in color
by Jonathan Gawne
Listed under US Army Uniforms

The U.S. Army Today : From the End of the Cold War to the Present Day (G.I. Series. the Illustrated History of the American Soldier, His Uniform and ...
by Christopher J. Anderson

The War in the Pacific : From Pearl Harbor to Okinawa, 1941-1945
by Jonathan Gawne
Listed under Pacific War

West Point: Two Centuries of Honor and Tradition
by H., Robert Cowley, et al
Listed under West Point

The West Point Atlas of American Wars : 1689-1900
by United States Military Academy Dept. of Military Art and Engineering, Vincent J. Esposito
Hardcover - 1 pages Revised edition Vol 001
Henry Holt & Company, Inc.; ISBN: 0805033912

The Old Army in Texas : A Research Guide to the U.S. Army in Nineteenth-Century Texas
by Thomas T. Smith
(Hardcover)

Lichfield: The U.S. Army on Trial
by Jack Gieck
ISBN 1884836275
Special Order

North Apennines and Beyond With the 10th Mountain Division
by Harris Dusenbery, Wilson P. Ware (Illustrator)
Listed under Ski Troops

Civilians Under Arms: The Stars and Stripes, Civil War to Korea
Herbert Mitgang (Editor)
Paperback
Special Order

Yanks: The Epic Story of the American Army in World War I
by John S. D. Eisenhower, Joanne Thompson Eisenhower (Contributor)
(Hardcover)
 

Into the Mountains Dark: A WWII Odyssey from Harvard Crimson to Infantry Blue
by Franklin L. Gurley 
An intelligent and well-written memoir of the 100th Infantry division in France. Db.
Paperback: 255 pages
he Aberjona Press; ISBN: 0966638948;
 
The Slaughter: An American Atrocity
by Carroll Case
(Hardcover)

The West Point Atlas of American Wars : 1900-1918
by United States Military Academy Dept. of Military Art and Engineering, Vincent J. Esposito, Edward M. Coffman
Hardcover - 160 pages Updated edition Vol 002 (November )
Henry Holt & Company, Inc.; ISBN: 0805053050
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