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The Hidden History of America at War: Untold Tales from Yorktown to Fallujah (SIGNED))

Davis, Kenneth C.

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ISBN 10: 140132410X / ISBN 13: 9781401324100
Published by Hachette Books, New York, 2015
Condition: As New Hardcover
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As new in mylar. A 1st edition/1st printing in as new condition with full number line. Signed by author and dated Sept. 5, 2015 on title page. The jacket is not price clipped, the covers are clean and bright and the edges are sharp. No tears or creases. The binding is straight and tight. NO remainder mark, NOT ex-lib. Bookseller Inventory # 007491

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Title: The Hidden History of America at War: Untold...

Publisher: Hachette Books, New York

Publication Date: 2015

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Multi-million-copy bestselling historian Kenneth C. Davis sets his sights on war stories in The Hidden History of America at War. In prose that will remind you of "the best teacher you ever had" (People Magazine), Davis brings to life six emblematic battles, revealing untold tales that span our nation's history, from the Revolutionary War to Iraq. Along the way, he illuminates why we go to war, who fights, the grunt's-eye view of combat, and how these conflicts reshaped our military and national identity.

From the Battle of Yorktown (1781), where a fledgling America learned hard lessons about what kind of military it would need to survive, to Fallujah (2004), which epitomized the dawn of the privatization of war, Hidden History of America at War takes readers inside the battlefield, introducing them to key characters and events that will shatter myths, misconceptions, and romanticism, replacing them with rich insight.

About the Author:

Kenneth C. Davis is the author of the Don't Know Much About® series with more than four million copies in print worldwide. Davis is a frequent media guest on national television and radio; he has written for the Op-Ed page of the New York Times, and been a commentator on NPR's All Things Considered. He posts regularly at DontKnowMuch.com and makes "virtual visits" to schools, libraries, and other audiences.

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