2 edition of The law of diminishing war power, from Troy to Vietnam found in the catalog.
The law of diminishing war power, from Troy to Vietnam
Ten Eyck, John C.
|Statement||by John C. Ten Eyck.|
|LC Classifications||U21.2 .T43|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||273|
|LC Control Number||77118272|
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ten Eyck, John C., Law of diminishing war power, from Troy to Vietnam. New York, Pageant Press International Corp. In the traditional accounts, Paris, son of the Trojan king, ran off with Helen, wife of Menelaus of Sparta, whose brother Agamemnon then led a Greek expedition against Troy.
The ensuing war lasted 10 years, finally ending when the Greeks pretended to withdraw, leaving behind them a large wooden horse with a raiding party concealed inside. When the Trojans brought the horse.
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On Febru Washington State health officials announced what they believed to be the first death due to the novel coronavirus in the United States. By Ma the official national death toll stood at 3,Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Barbara W. Tuchman, author of the World War I masterpiece The Guns of August, grapples with her boldest subject: the pervasive presence, through the ages, of failure, mismanagement, and delusion in government.
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