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The Occupation of Mexico

Agency Publisher: Defense Dept., Army, Center of Military History
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GPO Stock Number: 008-029-00437-2 ISBN: 0-16-075744-4
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CMH Pub. 73-3. The Occupation of Mexico is the third in a series of pamphlets on the Mexican War, which was the U.S. Army's first experience waging an extended conflict in a foreign land. This brief war is often overlooked by casual students of history since it occurred so close to the American Civil War and is overshadowed by the latter's sheer size and scope. Yet, the Mexican War was instrumental in shaping the geographical boundaries of the United States. At the conclusion of this conflict, the U.S. had added some one million square miles of territory. The Mexican War still has much to teach us about projecting force, conducting operations in hostile territory with a small force that is dwarfed by the local population, urban combat, the difficulties of occupation, and the courage and perseverance of individual soldiers. This is one of eight pamphlets by Stephen A. Carney planned to provide an accessible and readable account of the U.S. Army's role and achievements in the conflict.

Other related products:

The Mexican Expedition, 1916-1917 can be found here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/node/50877/edit

Mexican-American War resources collection can be found here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/catalog/us-military-history/battles-wars/mexic...

Audience: This pamphlet can be a valuable resource for historians, students, and others interested in the history of the Mexican War.

Keywords: u.s. army campaigns of Mexican war, Mexican war, u.s. and mexico, mexican war, mexican american war, Mexican American War, occupation of mexico, Occupation of Mexico

Product Details

GPO Stock Number:
008-029-00437-2
ISBN:
0-16-075744-4
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USA Price:
$4.00
International Price:
$5.60
Publisher:
Defense Dept., Army, Center of Military History
Author:
Carney, Stephen A.
Year/Pages:
2006: 47 p.; ill.
Note:
NB1314
Key Phrases:
United States Army Campaigns of the Mexican War
Center of Military History Publication 73 3
Mexico
Army History
Military History
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Weight:
0.25 lb.
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Binding:
Paperback
Cover:
Paper
Subject Bibliography:
059
Unit of Issue (U.S.):
Each
Item Available Date:
04/21/2006
Last Status Update:
10/24/2016

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