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I Am the Guard: A History of the Army National Guard, 1636-2000
A comprehensive account of the service & sacrifice

 
Our Price: $40.00
By Michael D. Doubler (au); John W. Vessey, Jr. (fr)
Year: 2001
Pages: 460
Binding Paperback

Product Code: 1422301869

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A comprehensive account of the service & sacrifices of American citizen-soldiers since colonial times. Rooted in the English tradition of militia service & firmly established by the U.S. Constitution, the composition & service of the Army National Guard (ANG) has evolved in 3 distinct phases during the past 400 years: militias provided local protection & law enforcement, & fought in the American revolution; volunteer armies fought the Civil War & protected settlers during westward expansion; & after the Spanish-American War, with the Militia Act of 1903, the ANG became the organized, trained, & equipped federal reserve of the U.S. Army. Also traces the organizational development of the ANG & explains the powerful influences exerted on it. Illus.

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