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Weigley, Russell Frank

Overview
Works: 41 works in 209 publications in 1 language and 12,012 library holdings
Genres: History  Military history  Biography  Periodicals  Guidebooks  Bibliography  Sources  Sermons  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: UA25, 940.5421
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Most widely held works by Russell Frank Weigley
History of the United States Army by Russell Frank Weigley( Book )

30 editions published between 1967 and 1984 in English and held by 1,879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is a history not of battles and campaigns but of the Army as an institution maintained by the nation to fight its battle and campaigns, or to deter a need to fight them"--Preface
Eisenhower's lieutenants : the campaign of France and Germany, 1944-1945 by Russell Frank Weigley( Book )

16 editions published between 1974 and 1990 in English and held by 1,857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes material on "Field Marshal Montgomery and Ike's lieutenants--Omar N. Bradley, Jacob L. Devers, Courtney H. Hodges, George S. Patton, Jr., Alexander M. Patch, William H. Simpson, Leonard T. Gerow, J. Lawton Collins, and Matthew B. Ridgway, among others."
The American way of war; a history of United States military strategy and policy by Russell Frank Weigley( Book )

35 editions published between 1973 and 1991 in English and held by 1,849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this authoritative and controversial study, Russel F. Weigley traces the emergence of a characteristic American way of war - in which the object of military strategy has come to mean total destruction of the enemy, first of his armed forces, often of the whole fabric of his society
A great Civil War : a military and political history, 1861-1865 by Russell Frank Weigley( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 1,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Major new interpretation of the events which continue to dominate the American imagination and identity
Philadelphia : a 300 year history( Book )

9 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in English and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The age of battles : the quest for decisive warfare from Breitenfeld to Waterloo by Russell Frank Weigley( Book )

23 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book studies the battles of Gustavus, Charles II, Louis XIV, Marlborough, Nelson, Napoleon and Wellington during the period between 1631 and 1815
Towards an American army : military thought from Washington to Marshall by Russell Frank Weigley( Book )

17 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a history of controversies that have surrounded the growth of the United States Army, controversies that have flared over the inextricably related questions of how to attain maximum military security for the United States and how to form an army that will be appropriate to and not subversive of American democratic society. This book offers some measure of information on the attitudes and thought processes that have been traditional and habitual among American professional soldiers. Especially, it reveals something of their customary approach to issues of military policy where such issues merge with those of national policy in general. And to know something about the customary approach of military men to the broadest issues of military and national policy is also of manifest value to the present
Quartermaster general of the Union Army : a biography of M.C. Meigs by Russell Frank Weigley( Book )

6 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Issued in microfilm form in 1956 as thesis, University of Pennsylvania, under title: M.C. Meigs, builder of the Capitol, and Lincoln's quartermaster general
New dimensions in military history : an anthology by Russell Frank Weigley( Book )

9 editions published between 1975 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

VI) Unpopular and unconventional wars: The War of 1812 and the Mexican War; A case study in counterinsurgensy: Kitchener and the Boers; Revolts against the crown: the British response to imperial insurgency; VII) Some conclutions about military history: The Nature and scope of military history; Military leadership and the need for historical awareness
The partisan war: the South Carolina campaign of 1780-1782 by Russell Frank Weigley( Book )

5 editions published between 1970 and 1980 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American military : readings in the history of the military in American society by Russell Frank Weigley( Book )

7 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The end of militarism by Russell Frank Weigley( Book )

4 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

3 George Rogers Clark lectures by Russell Frank Weigley( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morristown : a history and guide, Morristown National Historical Park, New Jersey by Russell Frank Weigley( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Personal pain vs. public interest : President Lincoln and the dismissal of a Union Officer in 1862 : a Lincoln manuscript from the Gilder Lehrman Collection by Abraham Lincoln( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

M.C. Meigs, builder of the capitol and Lincoln's Quartermaster General : a biography by Russell Frank Weigley( Book )

3 editions published between 1956 and 1981 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the Civil War, as in all our wars, it was the efforts of men who were soldiers by trade that guided and organized the military contributions of those who were soldiers only by temporary necessity; and among the professional military men who directed the supplying of the Union Army, M.C. Meigs stands in the first place. Few Union officers served so long in one key position; few served with such unvarying competence. This [dissertation] is a study of Meig's career, of his military service, of his relations with the political leaders of the day, and of the role of the corps he headed in transforming the despair of First Bull Run into the triumph of Appomattox"--Page 6
Pennsylvania history by Pennsylvania Historical Association( )

in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes section "Book reviews and Book notices."
A past in need of remembrance : neglected paths from colonial battlegrounds by Russell Frank Weigley( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond combat : essays in military history in honor of Russell F. Weigley( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Towards an Amerian army by Russell Frank Weigley( Book )

2 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in Undetermined and English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Eisenhower's lieutenants : the campaign of France and Germany, 1944-1945
Alternative Names
Frank Weigley, Russell 1930-

Russell F. Weigley US-amerikanischer Militärhistoriker

Russell Weigley Amerikaans militair historicus (1930-2004)

Russell Weigley the Distinguished University Professor of History at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and a noted military historian

Russell Weigley US-amerikanischer Militärhistoriker

Weigley, Russell F.

Weigley, Russell F. 1930-

Weigley, Russell F. (Russell Frank)

Weigley, Russell Frank.

Languages
English (186)

Covers
The American way of war; a history of United States military strategy and policyA great Civil War : a military and political history, 1861-1865Philadelphia : a 300 year historyThe age of battles : the quest for decisive warfare from Breitenfeld to WaterlooThe partisan war: the South Carolina campaign of 1780-1782Morristown : a history and guide, Morristown National Historical Park, New JerseyBeyond combat : essays in military history in honor of Russell F. Weigley