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Author Pettyjohn, Stacie L.
Title U.S. global defense posture, 1783-2011 / Stacie L. Pettyjohn ; prepared for the United States Air Force.
Publication Info. Santa Monica, CA : RAND Corporation, 2012.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Series Rand Corporation monograph series.
Note Description based on print version record.
"Rand Project Air Force"
"MG-1244-AF"--P. [4] of cover.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note FA7014-06-C-0001
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Framework for U.S. posture -- Extent of the U.S. overseas military presence -- Operational orientation of American forces -- Continental defense, 1783-1815 -- Continental defense and commercialism, 1815-1898 -- Transition period, 1898-1905 -- Oceanic posture -- Hemispheric defense (hemispheric anti-access/area denial) -- Perimeter defense in-depth, 1943-1949 -- Consolidated defense-in-depth -- Transitioning from perimeter defense-in-depth to consolidated defense-in-depth -- Expeditionary defense-in-depth -- Comparing the GDPR to perimeter defense-in-depth -- Findings and recommendations -- Recommendations -- Concluding thoughts.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject United States -- Defenses -- History.
United States -- Armed Forces -- Foreign countries.
Military bases, American -- Planning.
United States -- Military policy.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Online version: Pettyjohn, Stacie L. U.S. global defense posture, 1783-2011
Original 9780833076960 0833076965 (DLC) 2012045707
ISBN 0833079069 (electronic bk.)
9780833079060 (electronic bk.)
9780833076960 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0833076965 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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