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The U.S. Army and irregular warfare, 1775-2007 [electronic resource] : selected papers from the 2007 Conference of Army Historians / edited by Richard G. Davis.

Conference of Army Historians 2007) (16th : (Author). Davis, Richard G. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780160867309 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0160867304 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (v, 252 p.) : maps.
  • Publisher: Washington, DC : Center of Military History/United States Army, 2008.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Foreword -- US Army And Irregular Warfare, 1775-2007 -- Introduction -- Part 1: Non-American Counterinsurgency Operations -- Roar of lions: the asymmetric campaigns of Muhammad, / Russell G Rodgers -- Southern (dis)comfort: British phase IV operations in South Carolina and Georgia, May-September 1780 / Steven J Rauch -- When freedom wore a red coat: how Cornwallis' 1781 Virginia campaign threatened the revolution in Virginia / Gregory J W Urwin -- Learning the good and the bad: Canadian exposure to British small war doctrine in South Africa, 1900-1901 / Chris Madsen -- Blindness and contingencies: Italian failure in Ethiopia (1936-1940) / Richard Carrier -- Roots of Dutch counterinsurgency: balancing and integrating military and civilian efforts from Aceh to Uruzgan / Thijis W Brocades Zaalberg -- Part 2: Special Aspects Of Irregular Warfare -- History of military commissions in the US army: from the Mexican-American war to the war on terrorism / Frederic L Borch -- Intimidation, provocation, conspiracy, and intrigue: the militias of Kentucky, 1859-1861 / John A Boyd -- Spoliation of defenseless farmers and villagers: the long-term effects of John Hunt Morgan's raid on an Indiana community / Stephen I Rockenbach -- Irregular engineers: the use of indigenous labor in the rebuilding of critical infrastructure during the Korean war, 1950-1953 /Eric A Sibul -- Part 3: US Counterinsurgency Operations -- Victorio campaign: hunting down an elusive enemy / Kendall D Gott -- Without the need of a single American rifleman: James Van Fleet and his lessons learned as commander of the joint United States military advisory and planning group during the Greek Civil war, 1948-1948 / Robert M Mages -- Chasing a Chameleon: the US army counterinsurgency experience in Korea, 1945-1952 / Mark J Reardon -- Lessons learned and relearned: gun trucks on Route 19 in Vietnam / Ted Ballard -- Some observations on Americans advising indigenous forces / Robert D Ramsey III -- Contributors.
Summary, etc.: From U.S. Government Bookstore Website: Presents fifteen papers from the 2007 Conference of Army Historians. Examines irregular warfare in a wide and diverse range of circumstances and eras.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Special forces (Military science) > United States > History > Congresses.
Counterinsurgency > United States > History > Congresses.
Guerrilla warfare > United States > History > Congresses.
Irregular warfare > United States > History > Congresses.
Genre: Electronic books.

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