This comprehensive reference to U.S. military terms, people, and battles covers military history from the earliest colonial conflicts to the present.
It includes facts and trivia on major historical military figures. It covers all conflicts involving the U.S. military, plus military ranks, attire, insignia, medals, weapons, military prisons, vehicles, ships, and aircraft.
There is a guide to pronouncing military terms and a guide to acronyms. Numerous lists and facts about people, places, and battles make this a must-have reference for members of the military and students of military history.