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America"s school for war

Peter J. Schifferle

America"s school for war

Fort Leavenworth, officer education, and victory in World War II

by Peter J. Schifferle

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Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementPeter J. Schifferle
SeriesModern war studies, Modern war studies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUA26.L4 S35 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 295 p. :
Number of Pages295
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24448902M
ISBN 100700617140
ISBN 109780700617142
LC Control Number2009044653
OCLC/WorldCa461324087

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Yet, few of us recognize that America’s Economic War is taking place at all. Indeed, fewer still understand the causes of the war, or its impact and potential dangers. This book explains America’s Economic War in enough detail to gain a true understanding of the extent, scope and impact of this war. It focuses on the real dangers you face. Located at Fort Benning in Columbus, Georgia, the School of the Americas (soa) is a U.S. Army center that has trained more than sixty thousand soldiers and police, mostly from Latin America, in counterinsurgency and combat-related skills since it was founded in So widely documented is the participation of the School’s graduates in torture, murder, and political repression 3/5(2).

Shortlisted for the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize A Globe and Mail Best Book A New York Times Notable Book of the Year A Quill & Quire Best Book of An audacious and powerful debut novel: a second American Civil War, a devastating plague, and one family caught deep in the middle -- a story that asks what might happen if America were to turn its most devastating /5(). Get this from a library! America's school for war: Fort Leavenworth, officer education, and victory in World War II. [Peter J Schifferle] -- Tells how the U.S. Army struggled with the logistics of millions of men in World War I, and then created professional training on a division level that helped win World War II, with a history of the.


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