Author Weigley, Russell Frank, author
Title The American way of war : a history of United States military strategy and policy / Russell F. Weigley
Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1977, 1973
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  355.43 W428 1977    AVAILABLE    30500100929960
 RCHSS Library  UA23 W45    AVAILABLE    30560400309941
Edition Indiana University Press paperback ed
Descript xxiii, 584 pages : maps ; 23 cm
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Series The Wars of the United States
Wars of the United States (Indiana University Press)
Note Reprint of the ed. published by Macmillan, New York, in series: The Wars of the United States
Includes bibliographical references (pages 553-561) and index
PART ONE: Waging war with limited resource, 1775-1815. -- A strategy of attrition: George Washington -- A strategy of partisan war: Nathan Greene -- The Federalists and Jeffersonians. -- PART TWO: Young America as a military power, 1815-1890. -- The age of Winfield Scott -- The founding of American Strategic Studies: Dennis Hart Mahan and Henry Wager Halleck -- Napoleonic strategy: R.E. Lee and the Confederacy -- A strategy of annihilation: U.S. Grant and the Union -- Annihilation of a people: the Indian fighters. -- PART THREE: Introduction to world power, 1890-1941. -- A strategy of sea power and empire: Stephen B. Luce and Alfred Thayer Mahan -- Strategy and the Great War of 1914-1918 -- A strategy of air power: Billy Mitchell -- A strategy for Pacific Ocean War: Naval strategists of the 1920s and 1930s. -- PART FOUR: American strategy in global triumph, 1941-1945. -- The strategic tradition of A.T. Mahan: Strategists of the Pacific War -- The strategic tradition of U.S. Grant: Strategists of the European War -- PART FIVE: American strategy in perplexity, 1945-. -- The atomic revolution -- Old strategies revisited: Douglas MacArthur and George C. Marshall in the Korean War -- Strategies of deterrence and of action: the strategy of intellectuals -- Strategies of action attempted: To the Vietnam War
Subject United States -- Military policy
Strategic culture -- United States
United States -- History, Military
Alt Title History of United States military strategy and policy