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How we fight

crusades, quagmires, and the American way of war

by Dominic Tierney

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Published by Little, Brown and Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military History,
  • Public opinion,
  • War,
  • American National characteristics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDominic Tierney
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE181 .T54 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 342 p. :
    Number of Pages342
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26303963M
    ISBN 100316045152
    ISBN 109780316045155
    LC Control Number2010016859
    OCLC/WorldCa548642155

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