U.S. Military History Review is a peer-reviewed e-journal that publishes scholarly articles on the military history of the United States. 

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Articles


Reactions and Non-Reactions: Lessons of the Korean War and the Public Debate over Containment and American National Military Strategy, 1950-1955 

Hal M. Friedman ………………………………………………………………………… 3 


Target Taiwan: Bombing Japan’s Model Colony 

Eric Setzekorn …………………………………………………………………………… 25 


Noteworthy Document


Admiral William S. Pye’s 1943 Evaluation of the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal, November 13-15, 1942

James A. Smith ………………………………………………………………………….. 44 


Revisiting the Classics


What was Mahan really saying? A Re-visitation of the Naval Theorist’s Classic Work, The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 1660-1783 

John T. Kuehn ………………………………………………………………………….. 66 




Altar of Ego: Personal Politics and the Loss of Fort Fisher

Joshua Shiver …………………………………………………………………………… 3


Back to the Cold War: The U.S. Army after Vietnam

Ingo Trauschweizer ……………………………………………………………………... 18


U.S. Cavalry Operations in the Philippine War, 1899-1902

Duane C. Young ………………………………………………………………………… 38



Volume 3, Number 1

Article

Were They So Unprepared?: Josephus Daniels and the United States Navy’s Entry into World War I

Dennis M. Conrad ………………………………………………...……………………… 5


Using History Today


Intercontinental Warfare: The Not-So-New American Way of War

John T. Kuehn …………………………………………………………………………... 20


Digging in the Archives


University of Tulsa McFarlin Library Special Collections World War I Collections

Anna "Joey" Petross ………………………………………………………...…………………… 28




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Thank you for your support!


Sincerely,


Dr. Alexander Bielakowski, Editor-in-Chief 

Dr. David Ulbrich, Associate Editor

Dr. Rae Bielakowski, Associate Editor

Dr. Michael Beauchamp, Assistant Editor



Editorial Board

Dr. William T. Allison, Georgia Southern University 

Dr. M. Kathryn Barbier, Mississippi State University 

Col. Robert Ehlers, Ph.D., U.S. Air Force (Ret.)

CAPT Craig C. Felker, Ph.D., U.S. Navy (Ret.)

Dr. Christopher R. Gabel, Emeritus

COL Jonathan M. House, Ph.D., U.S. Army Reserve (Ret.), Emeritus

LTC John Mountcastle, Ph.D., U.S. Army (Ret.)

Dr. Mark Smith, Fort Valley State University

Dr. Bobby Wintermute, Queens College, CUNY