American Military Studies
Features: 22 b&w photos. 8 maps. Notes. Bib. Index.
In an increasingly urbanized world, urban terrain has become a greater
factor in military operations. Simultaneously, advances in military
technology have given military forces sharply increased capabilities.
The conflict comes from how urban terrain can negate or degrade many of
those increased capabilities. What happens when advanced weapons are
used in a close-range urban fight with an abundance of cover? more... about Storming the City: U.S. Military Performance in Urban Warfare from World War II to Vietnam
Selected for Marine Commandant's Professional Reading List for all senior enlisted men and all Majors and Lieutenant-Colonels, 2017
History/Military Book Club Selection, 2015