Description - Texas Aggies Go to War by Henry C. Dethloff
When their country calls, Texas Aggies go to war. From the Spanish-American War and World War I to the Second Gulf War, Aggies have been in the forefront of America's armed forces. More than 20,000 Texas Aggies served in World War II, for instance, including more than 14,000 as commissioned officers. Trained in leadership and the knowledge required for warfare, Aggies have served with distinction in all branches of the military service.In this newly updated compilation of the impressive war record of Texas Aggies, extended to include Aggies' service in Afghanistan and Iraq, stories of individual soldiers, airmen, sailors, and marines are displayed with an abundance of statistics, maps, and tables."Texas Aggies Go to War" celebrates the school's distinctive Corps of Cadets and its military contributions while honoring the individual sacrifices of its members. Those who fought and those who remember them will find here a comprehensive account of the distinguished war record of this school.
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Author Biography - Henry C. Dethloff
HERNY C. DETHLOFF, an emeritus professor of history at Texas A&M University, is author of The Centennial History of Texas A&M University, 1876-1976. JOHN A. ADAMS, JR., holds a Ph.D. in history from Texas A&M University. He is also author of Commerce and Conflict on the Rio Grande, found on page 19 of this catalog.