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Now fully updated and totally revised, this highly regarded classic remains the most comprehensive study available of America’s military history.Called “the preeminent survey of American military history” by Russell F. Weigley, America’s foremost military historian, For the Common Defense is an essential contribution to the field of military history. This carefully researched third edition provides the most complete and current history of United States defense policy and...
Allan R. Millett is Professor of History and Director of the Eisenhower Center for American Studies at the University of New Orleans. Peter Maslowski is professor of history at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.