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American way of war

a history of United States military strategy and policy

by Russell Frank Weigley

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Strategy,
    • United States -- Military policy,
    • United States -- History, Military

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRussell F. Weigley.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA23 .W3695 1977
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 584 p. :
      Number of Pages584
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4562007M
      ISBN 10025328029X
      LC Control Number77074434

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