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Blood, Guts, and GreaseGeorge S. Patton in World War I

Blood, Guts, and Grease: George S. Patton in World War I

Jon B. Mikolashek

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177908
eISBN:
9780813177915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177908.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

George S. Patton, one of the United States’ greatest field commanders, played a vital role in American involvement in World War I and the creation of the United States Tank Corps. While most ... More

Spectacular BidThe Last Superhorse of the Twentieth Century

Spectacular Bid: The Last Superhorse of the Twentieth Century

Peter Lee

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177809
eISBN:
9780813177816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177809.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

A safety pin was all that kept Spectacular Bid from racing immortality. On the morning of the Belmont Stakes, the third jewel in horse racing’s prestigious Triple Crown, Spectacular Bid stepped on a ... More

War in the American Pacific and East Asia, 1941-1972

War in the American Pacific and East Asia, 1941-1972

Hal M. Friedman (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813176550
eISBN:
9780813176581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176550.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Before 1940, East Asia and the Pacific were contested regions. The United States vied with the Empire of Japan for the strategic domination of the Pacific Basin. To a lesser degree, the formerly ... More

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