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Washington, DC: Department of the Army, 1973. First? Edition. First? Printing. 139, fold-out plate at rear, index, library binding, usual library markings, pocket removed at rear Ex-Special Forces Library. This appears to be the first issuance of this report in this form. Annual accounts of the United States Army have been published since 1822. In May 1972 the Annual Report of the Department of Defense was cancelled. The last consolidated report to be published was that of fiscal year 1968. Publication of the Army information separately was resumed with the fiscal 1969 report.
Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 1986. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. xiii, , 338 pages. Illustrations. Maps. Glossary. Notes. Appendices (Order of Battle, Schedule). Bibliography. Index. DJ has slight wear and soiling. Foreword by General Paul F. Gorman USA (Ret.) Daniel P. Bolger is an author, historian, and retired Lieutenant General of the United States Army. Lt. Gen. Bolger retired in 2013 from the Army. During his 35 years of service, he earned five Bronze Star Medals and the Combat Action Badge. His notable military commands included serving as Commanding General of the Combined Security Transition Command in Afghanistan and Commander of the NATO Training Mission in Afghanistan (2011-2013); Commanding General of the 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood, Texas; the Coalition Military Assistance Training Team in Iraq (2005–06); and U.S. Army Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations. He is also the author of books, such as Dragons at War, Why We Lost, Americans at War, The Battle for Hunger Hill, and Death Ground.
Washington, DC: GPO, 1917. Revised Edition. Hardcover. 192 pages. Illustrations (some color). Tables. Index. War Department Document 529. Illustrations (Tables and Figures (some color). Stamp of former owner inside front cover. This revision established the state of practice and state of knowledge at the time of the entry of the United States into the First World War. The military use of railways derives from their ability to move troops or materiel rapidly and, less usually, on their use as a platform for military systems, like armored trains, in their own right. Railways have been employed for military purposes since the Crimean War in the 1850s, although improvements in other forms of transport have rendered railways less important to the military since the end of World War II and the Cold War, although they are still employed for the transport of armored vehicles to and from exercises or the mass transport of vehicles to a theater of operations. Due to the expense and time required to build specifically military railway networks, military use of railways is usually based on a pre-existing civilian railway network rather than a military-owned one. However, specialized military types of rolling stock have frequently been used. Military railway are usually built and operated by railway troops.