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By titleAmerican Battles & Campaigns


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American Battles & Campaigns

Raids and sieges; trench warfare and air campaigns; guerrilla warfare, naval engagements, and colonial wars; American Battles & Campaigns covers every major campaign and battle fought in North America or by United States’ forces overseas, from the Pequot War of 1634 to the recent conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Arranged chronologically, American Battles & Campaigns includes hundreds of entries, ranging from the 1770 Boston Massacre through the Alamo (1836) and the Philippine-American War (1899–1902), to Chateau-Thierry (1918), Midway (1942) and Hue (1969). Major battles, such as Yorktown, Gettysburg, Pearl Harbor, and D- Day are illustrated with an annotated colour 3D map and detailed text explaining the course of the engagement. There are also colour and black & white photographs, numerous 2D battle maps, paintings and artworks, and expert accounts from leading military historians on each engagement.

American Battles & Campaigns offers a complete guide to every war fought by the United States, from early European settlement to the present day.

Format: 264 x 208mm (9 1⁄2 x 7 1⁄2”) hb
Extent: 240pp
Word count: 70,000 words
Illustrations: 100 maps, 25 colour photos
ISBN: 9781782743767


Author details:

Kevin J. Dougherty is an adjunct professor at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina in Charleston. He is a retired US Army officer who previously taught history at the University of Southern Mississippi. Dougherty is the author of The Peninsula Campaign of 1862: A Military Analysis, Civil War Leadership and Mexican War Experience, Encyclopedia of the Confederacy, Gettysburg, and Campaigns for Vicksburg, 1862–63: Leadership Lessons. He lives in Charleston, South Carolina. Hunter Keeter is a consultant in naval and military technology and operations. From 1998 to 2004 he worked as journalist and editor on several publications, including Sea Power Magazine and the trade newsletter Defense Daily. In addition, he has written articles for Naval Forces International magazine, and the US Navy publications Undersea Warfare and Surface Warfare, and is the author of American Air Forces in Vietnam and American Ground Forces in Vietnam, as well as a contributing author to books on US homeland security. Rob S. Rice is a Professor at the American Military University, teaching courses on ancient and modern naval warfare. He has published articles in the Oxford Companion to American Military History and contributed to Battles of the Ancient World, Fighting Techniques of the Ancient World and Battles of the Bible.