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The U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center is the nation's best resource for the study of strategic leadership, the global application of landpower, and the heritage of the U.S. Army, in honor of Soldiers, past and present.

New and Notable

Author: Harris, Avery 1839 or 1840-1938,
Author: United States. Department of Defense. Military Personnel Policy Committee,
Author: United States Naval Institute.
Author: Puryear, Edgar F 1930-
Author: Eclarin, Dennis V

About Our Collections

  • Over 400,000 books, featuring strategic leadership, landpower, and military history
  • Unit histories from the U.S. battalion/regimental level to national armies of the world, including official histories from several nations in both world wars
  • Rare books, including certain volumes from the original War Department Library and early modern European military science texts
  • 52 series of U.S. Army doctrinal, training, and administrative publications
  • An artifact collection totaling 70,000 objects including over 40,000 that are searchable online, with more being added daily
  • Personal papers of prominent figures in U.S. Army history, such as Nelson A. Miles, Tasker Howard Bliss, Matthew B. Ridgway, Eric Shinseki, J. Lawton Collins, Benjamin O. Davis Sr., Margaret D. Craighill, Hal Moore, Richard "Dick" Winters, and Gordon R. Sullivan
  • Personal diaries, letters, and photographs of American Soldiers, from the mid-eighteenth century onward
  • Extensive U.S. Army Signal Corps photo collections from WW I and WW II
  • Over 1000 general officer oral histories
  • Veteran surveys, from the Spanish-American War to the Cold War
  • U.S. Army War College curricular archives, from 1907 onward



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