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Title:
Evolution and endurance : the U.S. Army Division in the twentieth century
Author:
Kedzior, Richard W.
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Publication Information:
Santa Monica, CA : Rand, 2000.
Physical Description:
xv, 53 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
General Note:
"MR-1211-A."
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780833028778
Format :
Book

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A history of the US Army division, which has proved itself a durable organizational concept. It examines the changes the division has undergone, exploring the most significant rationales for each step in the evolutionary cycle. It also asks important questions about the division's future.


Table of Contents

Prefacep. iii
Figuresp. vii
Summaryp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Guide to Symbolsp. xv
Chapter 1 Introductionp. 1
Chapter 2 Birth of the Modern Division (1910-1911) and the U.S. Army Experience in World War I (1917-1918)p. 7
Chapter 3 The Interwar Period and World War IIp. 13
Chapter 4 The Pentomic Era (1956-1960)p. 23
Chapter 5 The Road Divisionp. 29
Chapter 6 The Modern Heavy Divisionp. 35
Chapter 7 The Light Infantry Divisionp. 39
Chapter 8 Division XXIp. 43
Chapter 9 Conclusionp. 45
Appendix A Personnel Strengths of Selected U.S. Army Divisionsp. 49
Bibliographyp. 51

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