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Lanning, Michael Lee

Overview
Works: 51 works in 176 publications in 4 languages and 10,266 library holdings
Genres: History  Anecdotes  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Drama  Handbooks and manuals  Biography  Biography‡vAnecdotes  Military history  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Performer
Classifications: UB418.A47, 355.008996073
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The African-American soldier : from Crispus Attucks to Colin Powell by Michael Lee Lanning( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights the history of African American soldiers in the military from the Revolutionary War to the present. In this moving and revealing account, Michael Lee Lanning brings to life the battles in which African Americans fought so courageously to become full citizens by risking their lives for their country. This updated edition includes analyses of African-American soldiers' involvement in recent U.S. conflicts, including the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq
Inside the VC and the NVA : the real story of North Vietnam's armed forces by Michael Lee Lanning( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles how the communists won the Vietnam War by placing their trust in the most reliable tool of warfare the individual soldier
The military 100 : a ranking of the most influential military leaders of all time by Michael Lee Lanning( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These study emphasizes "influential" military commanders. These figures represent the broadest range of endeavor and accomplishment. The list consists of both liberators and conquerors, those known for their weapons, inventions, and those known for philosophizing and planning the art of war
The battle 100 : the stories behind history's most influential battles by Michael Lee Lanning( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A single day in the heat of armed conflict can shape the future of the world. Throughout history, individual battles have inspired the birth of nations, the devastation of cultures and the triumph of revolutions. Yet while some battles rise up as the cornerstones of history, others fade in our cultural memory, forgotten as minor skirmishes. Why is this so? What makes a battle important? Celebrated veteran and military expert Michael Lee Lanning offers a provocative response with The Battle 100: The Stories Behind History's Most Influential Battles. Lanning ranks history's 100 greatest battles according to their influence, both immediate and long-term. Thought-provoking and controversial, Lanning's rankings take us to the heart of the battles and reveal their true greatness
The Civil War 100 : the stories behind the most influential battles, people and events in the war between the states by Michael Lee Lanning( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains brief essays that describe and rank the one hundred most significant leaders, battles, and events of the American Civil War by order of influence, as selected by the author
The Civil War : the complete work by Frank Wildhorn( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A theatrical, musical experience recorded by contemporary artists from a variety of musical styles who express, through music and speech, a sense of the character and the emotional landscape of an America that is struggling to define itself during a time of terrible and profound change
Senseless secrets : the failures of U.S. military intelligence from George Washington to the present by Michael Lee Lanning( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In war, the difference between life and death often hinges on the accuracy of gathered information. Pearl Harbor and Vietnam are notorious examples of what has been the rule rather than the exception: from Bunker Hill to Mogadishu, U.S. military intelligence has placed troops in peril with faulty prognoses and erroneous data. In Senseless Secrets, Michael Lee Lanning, a decorated U.S. Army veteran, holds military intelligence accountable for errors in every major conflict from the Revolutnioary War to Operation Desert Storm
Vietnam at the movies by Michael Lee Lanning( Book )

7 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defenders of Liberty : African Americans in the Revolutionary War by Michael Lee Lanning( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than five thousand blacks joined the rebel Americans in the war as soldiers, sailors, and marines; many more supported the rebellion as laborers. Their service went largely unrecognized and unrecorded. Few letters, journals, or other narratives by blacks about the Revolution exist because whites had denied most African Americans an education. White historians of the period, and for years after the war, ignored the contributions and impact of thousands of blacks participants for several reasons. First of all, prejudices were so deeply ingrained that it did not even occur to most whites of the time that blacks had played a significant role either as individuals who fought or labored or as a segment of the population that affected decisions. Prejudices also prevented some who did witness the contributions of African Americans from honestly reporting that blacks could perform equally with whites on the battlefield if given the opportunity. Others did not mention blacks because of the difficulty of explaining why the United States kept half a million men, women, and children enslaved while fighting for independence and liberty." From Defenders of Liberty, by Lt. Col. Michael Lee Lanning (Ret.)
The American Revolution 100 : the people, battles, and events of the American war for independence, ranked by their significance by Michael Lee Lanning( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ranks the top one hundred significant events, leaders, and battles of the American Revolution and provides details about each entry
African Americans in the Revolutionary War by Michael Lee Lanning( Book )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inside the crosshairs : snipers in Vietnam by Michael Lee Lanning( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Czech and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the experiences of United States military snipers during the Vietnam war, discussing how the sniper program was formed, how snipes have been used in military operations since Vietnam, and how snipers are trained for their missions
Inside Force Recon : Recon Marines in Vietnam by Michael Lee Lanning( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Analysis and stories of Force Recon in action during the Vietnam War."--Provided by publisher
Mercenaries : soldiers of fortune, from ancient Greece to today's private military companies by Michael Lee Lanning( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acclaimed author and war vet Michael Lee Lanning traces the compelling history of mercenaries, from the "Sea Peoples" who fought for the pharaohs, greater glory to today's soldiers for hire from private military companies (PMCs) in Iraq and Afghanistan
Tours of duty : Vietnam War stories by Michael Lee Lanning( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These are the stories Vietnam vets tell each other at reunions and over beers. There are episodes of valour, hardship, humour, and everything in between. They come from over forty veterans of the Vietnam War and cover all branches of service and all areas of operation in Southeast Asia
Texas Aggies in Vietnam : war stories( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blood warriors : American military elites by Michael Lee Lanning( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An action-packed overview of America's elite military forces offers a close-up look at the training and operations of the Navy SEALs, Marine Corps' Force Reconnaissance, and the U.S. Army's Delta Force, Rangers, and Special Forces
The 100 most influential military leaders : a ranking of the 100 greatest leaders past and present by Michael Lee Lanning( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

100 korte biografier om bemærkelsværdige militære ledere
Double T -- double cross : the firing of Coach Mike Leach: the backroom deal that deflated the Red Raider Nation by Michael Lee Lanning( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acclaimed author Michael Lee Lanning uncovers the backroom dealings that led to the firing of Coach Mike Leach and turned the Red Raider nation against the Texas Tech administration -- P. [4] of cover
The battles of peace by Michael Lee Lanning( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1974, being a soldier was neither an easy nor a popular profession, as Captain Michael Lee Lanning found out when he assumed command of Company A, 2d Battalion, 30th Infantry, 3d Infantry Division in Schweinfurt, Germany. The tragic effects of the Vietnam War and the start-up problems of the all-volunteer forces were still painfully evident in the United States Army. Morale was low, drug abuse high, racial conflict frequent, discipline poor, and criminal activity common. Even the barracks were a pathetic shambles. These were just some of the problems Captain Lanning faced as he struggled to make Alpha Company 'combat ready'. What followed is ... [the story of] how, in eighteen months, Alpha Company went from being an unruly, unprofessional, drug-infested unit to the best in the battalion, racking up top marks, honors, and commendations"--Page 4 of cover
 
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The African-American soldier : from Crispus Attucks to Colin Powell
Alternative Names
lānang, Māʼikil lī

Lāningh, Māykil Lī

Lāninj, Māykal Lī

Lanning, Lee (Michael Lee)

Lanning, Michael

Lanning, Michael L.

Lėnning, Maĭkl Li

Michael Lee Lanning United States Army officer

مايكل لي لاننج

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Inside the VC and the NVA : the real story of North Vietnam's armed forcesThe military 100 : a ranking of the most influential military leaders of all timeThe battle 100 : the stories behind history's most influential battlesThe Civil War 100 : the stories behind the most influential battles, people and events in the war between the statesSenseless secrets : the failures of U.S. military intelligence from George Washington to the presentDefenders of Liberty : African Americans in the Revolutionary WarThe American Revolution 100 : the people, battles, and events of the American war for independence, ranked by their significanceAfrican Americans in the Revolutionary War