Scholastic Encyclopedia Of The Us At War (updated For 2003)Reviews
- Number of Pages: 208
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- English (Original Language)
- English (Published)
Updated to consist of the events of 9/11 and also the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, this story utilizing the United States' involvement in war is told in engaging narrative and evocative period art and photographs. Wars covered are the American Revolution, War of 1812, Mexican American War, Civil War, Indian Wars, Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, Gulf War, War in Afghanistan, and War in Iraq. The addition chapters on the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq make this the only complete title for youngsters. Biographies of both notable figures and quiet heros, pull-quotes, maps, timelines, eyewitness accounts, and discussions of medical and psychological care issues, anti-war protests, Each war is placed in context examining the prelude to the war and the aftermath.
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