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Class Textbook & Adjunct Texts


Military Theory & Philosophies

What is the aim or purpose of strategy? To improve our ability to shape and adapt to unfolding circumstances, so that we (as individuals or as groups or as a culture or as a nation-state) can survive on our own terms. - John R. Boyd



Military Maps & Atlases



Publications



Periodicals

  • AFJ: Armed Forces Journal. A civilian publication that covers the various military branches.








  • Military History II: Military History of the United States


    McKay's Class Notes & Direct Links

    To adequately prepare for the unit quiz over the American Civil War, review the following:




    Adjunctive American Civil War Notes & PowerPoints


    These are the notes and slides for a 4-night short course I teach to Civil War and historical interest groups, called To The Banks of the Chattahoochee: The Western Theater of the Civil War. You may find them useful!

    Adjunctive World War II Notes & Resources


    Colonial Period
    1607-1775 

    Revolutionary War
    1775-1783 


    Early Republic
    1784 -1812


    War of 1812
    (-1815)
     

    Indian Wars
    1800 - 1860
     

    Mexican War
    1846 - 1848
     

    Civil War
    1861 - 1865
     

    Spanish-American War
    1898
     

     



    Progressive Era
    1898 - 1917
     

    World War I
    1914 - 1917
     

     



    Between  World Wars
    1919 - 1939
     

    World War II
    1939 - 1945
     

     



    The Cold War
    1945 - 1991


    Korean War
    1950 - 1953
     

     



    Vietnam War
    1945 - 1975
     

     



    Gulf War I
    1990 - 2003
     

     



    The General War on Terror
    2001 -