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2015-2016 Catalog

FYS 176 America at War in the 20th Century

This course traces the evolution of the art of war in the 20th Century American democracy. Emphasis is placed on the origins of wars, strategies, tactics and their fluid nature as the United States adjusted to changing social, political, economic and technological developments. The greatest emphasis is placed upon the role and experience of the "fighting man" through a series of ten guest speakers, all of whom experienced front line combat.