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Aid Under FireNation Building and the Vietnam War

Aid Under Fire: Nation Building and the Vietnam War

Jessica Elkind

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813165837
eISBN:
9780813167183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165837.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Aid Under Fire explores American nation building and modernization efforts in South Vietnam during the decade leading up to the full-scale ground war.Beginning in the mid-1950s, American nation ... More

The Civil War on the MississippiUnion Sailors, Gunboat Captains, and the Campaign to Control the River

The Civil War on the Mississippi: Union Sailors, Gunboat Captains, and the Campaign to Control the River

Barbara Brooks Tomblin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167039
eISBN:
9780813167817
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167039.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Following the fall of Fort Sumter, the Lincoln administration adopted General Winfield Scott’s strategy to win the war. Dubbed the Anaconda Plan, it called for a Union blockade of the southern coast ... More

Eisenhower and CambodiaDiplomacy, Covert Action, and the Origins of the Second Indochina War

Eisenhower and Cambodia: Diplomacy, Covert Action, and the Origins of the Second Indochina War

William J. Rust

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167428
eISBN:
9780813167435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167428.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book documents the formulation and execution of US foreign policy in Cambodia during the Eisenhower administration. Based on exhaustive research at the US National Archives, the Eisenhower ... More

Hitler's Wehrmacht, 1935-1945

Hitler's Wehrmacht, 1935-1945

Rolf-Dieter Müller

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167381
eISBN:
9780813168111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167381.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Since the end of World War II, Germans have struggled with the legacy of the Wehrmacht—the unified armed forces that Adolf Hitler mobilized in 1935 to ensure the domination of the Third Reich in ... More

Just War ReconsideredStrategy, Ethics, and Theory

Just War Reconsidered: Strategy, Ethics, and Theory

James M. Dubik

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813168296
eISBN:
9780813168432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168296.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Recent military conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq have reminded Americans that war is a multidimensional phenomenon involving much more than tangible considerations such as technology, logistics, and ... More

The Myth and Reality of German WarfareOperational Thinking from Moltke the Elder to Heusinger

The Myth and Reality of German Warfare: Operational Thinking from Moltke the Elder to Heusinger

Gerhard P. Gross

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813168371
eISBN:
9780813168401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168371.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Landlocked in central Europe and surrounded by potential adversaries, nineteenth-century Prussia and twentieth-century Germany faced the prospect of multifront wars and wars of attrition. To ... More

The Origins of the Grand AllianceAnglo-American Military Collaboration from the Panay Incident to Pearl Harbor

The Origins of the Grand Alliance: Anglo-American Military Collaboration from the Panay Incident to Pearl Harbor

William T. Johnsen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813168333
eISBN:
9780813168340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168333.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This account offers a comprehensive assessment of the extent and importance of the considerable Anglo-American military cooperation before formal U.S. entry into World War II. The analysis highlights ... More

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