An American Way of War or Way of Battle

  title={An American Way of War or Way of Battle},
  author={A. Echevarria},
  • A. Echevarria
  • Published 2004
  • Political Science
  • Abstract : Serious study of the American approach to waging war began in the early 1970s with the publication of Russell Weigley s The American Way of War: A History of U.S. Military Strategy and Policy. Examining how war was thought about and practiced by key U.S. military and political figures from George Washington to Robert McNamara, Weigley concluded that, except in the early days of the nation s existence, the American way of war centered on the desire to achieve a crushing military… CONTINUE READING
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