By Thomas D. Mays
The traditional view of well known American army heritage has been concentrated upon large-scale conflicts.American Guerrillas will allure historical past buffs because it places guerrilla struggle into the bigger context.
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American Guerrillas: From the French and Indian Wars to Iraq and Afghanistan—How Americans Fight Unconventional Wars by Thomas D. Mays