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Author Dethloff, Henry C.
Title Texas Aggies go to war : in service of their country / Henry C. Dethloff with John A. Adams, Jr. ; foreword by George H.W. Bush.
Imprint College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2008]
Edition Expanded edition.

Series Centennial series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A & M University ; no. 104
Centennial series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A & M University ; no. 104.
Subject Texas A & M University -- Alumni and alumnae.
Texas A & M University -- Students.
Military education -- Texas.
Soldiers -- United States.
United States -- Armed Forces -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc.
Alt Name Adams, John A., Jr., 1951-
Bush, George, 1924-2018.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 457 pages) : illustrations, maps, portraits.
Edition Expanded edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface -- The A & M College of Texas and the military tradition -- Cuba libre: Texas Aggies and the Spanish-American War -- Bordering on war -- Over there -- Between the wars, 1919-1941 -- We've never been licked -- Uncle Sam needs you! -- Counterattack -- North Africa to Italy -- From Normandy to the gates of Berlin -- War in the Pacific -- The impact of peace -- The Cold War -- Korea: the forgotten war -- From Korea to Vietnam: an end and a new beginning -- Vietnam: eye of the dragon -- A global commitment -- Desert Storm: Iraqi freedom -- A tradition of service: the civilian soldier -- The honor guard -- Appendices -- A. Ranks and grades (U.S. Armed Services) -- B. Army and Marine organization: levels of command -- Air Force organization: levels of command -- Navy organization: levels of command -- E. Aircraft identification and description -- F. Awards and medals of honor -- Notes -- Glossary -- Index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781603444101 (electronic bk.)
1603444106 (electronic bk.)
9781603440776 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
1603440771 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 698586541
Additional Format Print version: Dethloff, Henry C. Texas Aggies go to war. Expanded ed. College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2008] (DLC) 2008015457