This is a great book not just for military history buffs but for anyone who enjoys history in general.
The book was well written, easy to follow, and actually provided a thorough and interesting insight into the details surrounding the Civil War.
As a foundational text for understanding not only American strategy, but basic concepts of national strategy itself, this book is unsurpassed.
Well written book on the military history of the US. The author not only explains the history but puts it in context that can be easilty understood by the reader.Published 2 months ago by Ron Brooks II
The best account of US military history there is. A complete history written for the novice and the expert. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Eric V. Weil
I did not find this all that coherent and consistent-- in several sections he seems to state his thesis and then counter it with his text. Read morePublished 9 months ago by taosjohn
This book is a classic that reveals more with age. Many of Weigley's key points have been overlooked in most reviews - both positive and negative.Published 9 months ago by Jeff
Purchased this book due to it being required for a class. The book was well written, easy to follow, and actually provided a thorough and interesting insight into the details... Read morePublished 17 months ago by amazon shopper
You know a book is bad when the instructor admits it's boring. The knowledge is good, but this is an academic military history book with no sense of prose or style that would make... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Robert A Piagentini
Distinguished military historian Russell F. Weighley's "The American Way of War" is still ruffling academic feathers decades after its 1977 publication. Read morePublished on March 30, 2012 by D. S. Thurlow
I had to purchase this book as part of a class for a military course. I thought the book would be interesting considering the fact that my undergrad degree was in history, but I... Read morePublished on November 2, 2010 by Bizzy Bizzy
This book was a required reading for my Military History class during my pursuit of a Masters degree in History. Read morePublished on June 16, 2010 by Jamie C. Bernard