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Eyewitness to America's Wars, 2-Volume Set
  • Format
  • HARDCOVER
  • Authored by: Alan Axelrod
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  • ISBN-10: 1438133863
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-3386-7
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $165.00
  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 02/01/2011
  • Dewey Number: 355
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 1000

Summary

Eyewitness to America's Wars features dramatic accounts of life and death during the ferocious battles experienced by our nation's men and women. This two-volume set offers unprecedented insight into such conflicts as the Civil War, the Indian Wars, World Wars I and II, the Vietnam War, the Persian Gulf War, and more from the men and women who experienced war firsthand.

Chapters are arranged chronologically, ranging from America's colonial warfare to the present-day wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, each beginning with a short history of a conflict followed by a selection of accounts. In addition to the observations of well-known military leaders such as George Washington, Ulysses S. Grant, and George S. Patton, this anthology features the heroic and astonishing literary voices of common soldiers, marines, airmen, and sailors, as well as war nurses, journalists, chaplains, and civilians.

Coverage includes:

  • Colonial Wars
  • American Revolution
  • War of 1812
  • Creek War
  • Civil War
  • Indian Wars 
  • Spanish-American War and Philippine Insurrection
  • World War I
  • World War II
  • Korean War
  • Vietnam War
  • Persian Gulf War
  • Afghanistan War
  • Iraq War.

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