Tanks, Fighters And Ships: U.S. Conventional Force Planning Since World War Ii

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Tanks, Fighters And Ships: U.S. Conventional Force Planning Since World War Ii

By Maurice A. Mallin
Brassey's, 1990
273 pp.
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Mallin identifies six eras in the history of American planning for conventional forces. Era seven, now beginning, is not so new in its combination of tight budgets, a changing international context and ambivalent public attitudes. By history's lights, defense spending should turn upward again in the near future, but Gorbachev and Soviet decline may change all that.

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