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Book:Chasing ghosts : unconventional warfare in American history / John J. Tierney, Jr.:c2006.:1st ed. Book Chasing ghosts : unconventional warfare in American history / John J. Tierney, Jr.
Chasing ghosts : unconventional warfare in American history / John J. Tierney, Jr.
Author: Tierney, John J 1940-
Associated Name: Association of the United States Army.
Publication year: c2006.
Language: English
Call Number U240 .T59 2006
Media class: Book
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher: Dulles, VA : Potomac Books
ISBN: 1597970158 9781597970150
Notes:
"Association of the United States Army"--P. facing t.p.
Extent: xvii, 289 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Description:
pt. 1. Home frontiers: terrorists, guerrillas an the American cause. Introduction: the colonial heritage. Revolutionary terrorism, Whig vs. Tory -- Southern partisans vs. British Redcoats -- Grey Ghosts vs. Union Bluecoats -- Outlaws and guerrillas on Civil War frontiers -- Strategic cultures: Indians and the Army -- Tribal irregulars vs. Army irregulars -- pt. 2. Foreigh frontiers: expansion, insurrection and counterinsurgency. Introduction: Imperialism -- The Philippine insurrection: initial phase -- The Philippine insurrection: protest and victory -- Mexico: Texas Rangers to Pancho Villa -- The Caribbean: Dominican Republic and Haiti -- Nicaragua: optimism turns into frustration -- Nicaragua: protest and withdrawal -- World War: guerrilla theaters -- Cold War: aid and advice -- Vietnam: contradictions in counterinsurgency -- Renewal: Vietnam to the Persian Gulf.

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