Official Military History
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UNITED STATES OFFICIAL HISTORY
HISTORICAL WORK IN THE U.S. ARMY 1862-1954
The story, by Stetson Conn, of official American military history. Presented here in four parts (including a bibliography).
U.S. ARMY IN WORLD WAR II
The fightin' historians of World War II, young Turks in tweed, who broke with tradition and gave us the gift of real war history.
The War Department Historical Branch The wartime Branch story by Army historian, Bell Irvin Wiley.
An Adventure in Contemporary History By post-war Chief Historian, Kent Roberts Greenfield, who oversaw The United States Army in World War II.
"Pogue's War" A review of the published diaries of combat historian, Forrest C. Pogue (author of the Spalding D-Day narrative).
Combat interviews Excerpts from Oral History Techniques and Procedure by Stephen E. Everett.
Marshall attacks! Was he nuts? / The Man Who Shot S.L.A. Marshall The article by Roger J. Spiller that unmade a reputation. / The Marshall problem: Untrustworthy history A War Chronicle editorial: Is S.L.A. Marshall a perceptive commentator or just a fibbing windbag?
Of related interest, see An Open Letter to the Airborne Community on the History of OPERATION NEPTUNE June 6, 1944 by Randy Hils, USAAF Troop Carrier Historian
GREAT BRITAIN OFFICIAL HISTORY
THE BEGINNING TO WORLD WAR ONE
WORLD WAR TWO
CANADA OFFICIAL HISTORY