Historical Dictionary of the U.S. Army, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1567507239
  • ISBN-13: 9781567507232
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 659 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2001 | Published/Released November 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2001

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Overview

Provides entries on a broad cross section of military terms, concepts, arms and equipment, units and organizations, campaigns and battles, and people who have had a significant impact on Army.

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"Though aimed at the student of military science, this guide will find an audience in academic and public libraries." --Lawrence Looks at Books, November 2001

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Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents.
Preface.
A Brief History of the U.S. Army.
1: A Team.
2: Aberdeen Proving Ground.
3: Abrams, Creighton W. (1914–1974).
4: Absent Without Leave.
5: Acquisition Corps.
6: Active Defense.
7: Adjutant General's Corps.
8: Advanced Course.
9: Advanced Individual Training.
10: Aid Station.
11: Air Assault.
12: Air Cavalry.
13: Air Corps.
14: Air Defense Artillery.
15: Air Service.
16: Airland Battle.
17: Alamo Scouts.
18: Alaskan Highway.
19: Aleutians Campaign.
20: All-Volunteer Force.
21: Allen, Ethan (1737–1789).
22: Allin Conversion.
23: American Expeditionary Force.
24: American Legion.
25: American Revolution.
26: Anaconda Plan.
27: Andersonville.
28: Antietam.
29: Anvil.
30: Anzio.
31: Anzus Pact.
32: Apache AH-64.
33: Apothecary General.
34: Ardennes Offensive.
35: Arlington National Cemetery.
36: Armed Forces Staff College.
37: Armor.
38: Armor Division.
39: Armored Car M-8.
40: Armored Cavalry Assault Vehicle.
41: Armored Cavalry Regiment.
42: Armored Personnel Carrier.
43: Armored Recovery Vehicle.
44: Army.
45: Army Air Forces.
46: Army and Air Force Exchange.
47: Army and Department of the Gulf.
48: Army and Navy Journal.
49: Army Commendation Medal.
50: Army Ground Forces.
51: Army Group.
52: Army-McCarthy Hearings.
53: Army Nurse Corps.
54: Army of the Cumberland.
55: Army of the James.
56: Army of the Mississippi.
57: Army of the Mountain Department.
58: Army of the Ohio.
59: Army of the Potomac.
60: Army of the Shenandoah.
61: Army of the Tennessee.
62: Army of the West.
63: Army of Virginia.
64: Army of West Virginia.
65: Army Organization Act of 1950.
66: Army Physical Fitness Test.
67: Army Register.
68: Army Reorganization Act of 1866.
69: Army Reserve.
70: Army Times.
71: Army Training and Evaluation Program.
72: Army War College.
73: Arnold, Benedict (1741–1801).
74: Arnold, Henry H. (1886–1950).
75: Article 15.
76: Article 32.
77: Articles of War.
78: Association of the United States Army.
79: Atlanta Campaign.
80: Attu.
81: Aviation.
82: Bad Axe.
83: Bad Conduct Discharge.
84: Bailey Bridge.
85: Balloon Corps.
86: Basic Combat Training.
87: Basic Course.
88: Bataan.
89: Bataan Death March.
90: Battalion.
91: Battery.
92: Battle Command Training Program.
93: Battle Fatigue.
94: Battlefield Commission.
95: Bayonet.
96: Bazooka.
97: Beecher Island.
98: Beetle Bailey.
99: Bell, James Franklin (1856–1919).
100: Benet-Mercie Machine Rifle.
101: Bicycle.
102: "Big Green Machine".
103: Bird Dog, O-1.
104: Black Hawk UH-60.
105: Black Hawk War.
106: Blacks in the U.S. Army.
107: Bliss, Tasker Howard (1853–1930).
108: Board of Ordnance and Fortifications.
109: Bolero.
110: Bowman, Sarah (d. 1866).
111: Boxer Rebellion.
112: Bozeman Trail.
113: Bradley, Omar Nelson (1893–1981).
114: Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle.
115: Brandywine.
116: Brigade.
117: Bronze Star.
118: Brown Bess.
119: Brown-Shoe Army.
120: Browning Automatic Rifle.
121: Buena Vista.
122: Buffalo Soldiers.
123: Bug Out.
124: Bugle Calls.
125: Bullard, Robert Lee (1861–1947).
126: Buna.
127: Bunker Hill.
128: Burma Road.
129: Burnside, Ambrose Everett (1824–1881).
130: Burnside Carbine.
131: Butter Bar.
132: C-47.
133: Cabanatuan Raid.
134: Cadet Command.
135: Calhoun, John Caldwell (1782–1850).
136: Camp O'Donnell.
137: Camp Zama.
138: Car-15.
139: Carbine.
140: Carlisle Barracks.
141: Cartwheel.
142: Cavalry.
143: Cayuse OH-6.
144: Cedar Creek.
145: Cedar Falls.
146: Centennial Campaign.
147: Center of Military History.
148: Central Intelligence Agency.
149: Ceremony.
150: Chaffee, Adna Romanzo, Jr. (1884–1941).
151: Chaffee, Adna Romanza, Sr. (1842–1914).
152: Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence (1828–1914).
153: Champion (Champion's) Hill.
154: Chancellorsville.
155: Chaparral.
156: Chaplains Corps.
157: Charleston.
158: Chateau-Thierry.
159: Chattanooga.
160: Chemical Corps.
161: Chemical Warfare Service.
162: Chennault, Claire Lee (1890–1958).
163: Chickamauga.
164: Chickasaw Bayou.
165: Chief, Army Reserve.
166: Chief of Staff.
167: China-Burma-India Theater.
168: Chinook CH-47.
169: Chippawa.
170: Choctaw H-34.
171: Chosin Reservoir.
172: The Citadel.
173: Civil Administration.
174: Civil Affairs.
175: Civil War.
176: Civilian Conservation Corps.
177: Civilian Irregular Defense Groups.
178: Clark, George Rogers (1752–1818).
179: Clark, Mark Wayne (1896–1984).
180: Clark, William (1770–1838).
181: Class A.
182: Claymore Mine.
183: Close Air Support.
184: Coast Artillery.
185: Cobra.
186: Cobra AH-1.
187: Cold Harbor.
188: Cold War.
189: Collins, Joseph Lawton (1896–1987).
190: Colt Single-Action Army.
191: Colt Walker Dragoon Pistol.
192: Columbus, New Mexico.
193: Comanche.