MEN AT WAR: The Lost Art

Americans did not invent the art of guerrilla war, but they were once very good at it. U.S. military history is studded with great guerrilla names—General Francis Marion ("the Swamp Fox"), who fought hit & run campaigns in the Carolinas and Georgia in the American Revolution; Captain John Mosby, Confederate raider in Virginia and Maryland; General John Hunt Morgan of Alabama.* In World War I, when mass production and massed firepower became an overriding factor, Americans lost interest in the art of making much of little. In Korea, the U.S. is being forced...

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