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Ed. by Spencer C. Tucker. Facts On File Library of American History. New York: Facts On File, 2003. 3 vols. acid free $225 (ISBN 0-8160-4355-8).
This work contains more than 1,200 signed articles, averaging about one page each, about military personnel, wars, battles, weapons, military branches and units, and military technology and techniques. Each article provides suggestions for further reading and "see also" references. The articles are generally dense with information, but remain quite readable.
Tucker includes articles about women and minorities, both in biographical entries such Crazy Horse, Colin Powell, and Mary Walker, and in topics such as the …