West Point: Two Centuries Of Honor And Tradition
West Point: Two Centuries of Honor and Tradition
Published in conjunction with the Academy's bicentennial, this volume commemorates the first two centuries in the life of an institution that has become the model for military schools around the world. Since the Academy's founding in 1802, West Point graduates have been high-ranking officers and leaders in every war in which America has fought. The book features contributions from Arthur Miller, Stephen Ambrose, David Halberstam, William F. Buckley, Tom Wicker, Thomas Fleming and other historians and writers, all of whom have been given full access to West Point's museum, library and archives.
"a handsome, well-written look at the US Military Academy… --The VVA Veteran, June/July 2002
"…the history of West Point…is the story of a nation…a diverse blend of contributions…" --Poughkeepsie Journal, 11/9/02
…a lovely book…[an] extraordinary range of archival and contemporary illustrations…magnificent art ---- Army, 6/1/02
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