Paul Kennedy author of The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers This is a splendid book, clearly written and exceedingly balanced.
Russell F. Weigley author of The American Way of War The preeminent survey of American military history.
The Washington Times Now, for the first time, we have an American military history on the grand scale, and what a grand book it is.
About the Author
Peter Maslowski is professor of history at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.