For the common defense : a military history of the United States from 1607 to 2012 / Allan R. Millett, Peter Maslowski, William B. Feis
- A Dangerous New World, 1607-1689 -- The Colonial Wars, 1689-1763 -- The American Revolution, 1763-1783 -- Preserving the New Republic's Independence, 1783-1815 -- The Armed Forces and National Expansion, 1815-1860 -- The Civil War, 1861-1862 -- The Civil War, 1863-1865 -- From Postwar Demobilization Toward Great Power Status, 1865-1898 -- The Birth of an American Empire, 1898-1902 -- Building the Military Forces of a World Power, 1899-1917 -- The United States Fights in the "War to End All Wars, " 1917-1918 -- Military Policy between the Two World Wars, 1919-1939 -- The United States and World War II : From the Edge of Defeat to the Edge of Victory, 1939-1943 -- The United States and World War II : The Road to Victory, 1943-1945 -- Cold War and Hot War : The United States Enters the Age of Nuclear Deterrence and Collective Security, 1945-1953 -- Waging Cold War : American Defense Policy for Extended Deterrence and Containment, 1953-1965 -- In Dubious Battle : The War for Vietnam and the Erosion of American Military Power, 1961-1975 -- The Lost War : Vietnam, 1968-1975 -- The Common Defense and the End of the Cold War, 1976-1993 -- Epilogue: After the Cold War -- Appendix A: Participation and Losses, Major Wars, 1775-1991 -- Appendix B: The Armed Forces and National Expansion -- Appendix C: The Armed Forces of the Cold War.
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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