Between 1890 and 1920 the US Army underwent profound changes in organization, function, composition and appearance. The Army was transformed from a small, blue-clad force whose primary weapon was the single-shot rifle, into a mighty host of men dressed in dirt-coloured combat uniforms, using automatic weapons, tanks and aircraft to fight enemies on fields across the world. This book details the Army’s developments during its involvement in the Spanish-American War (1898), the Boxer Rebellion (1898-1901), and World War I (1914-1918). Particular attention is given to the evolution of the Army’s uniforms, which are illustrated vividly throughout the book.
About The US Army 1890-1920
This book examines the uniforms, equipment, history and organisation of the US Army from 1890 to 1920. The Spanish-American War, China, Mexico and World War I are all covered, and uniforms are shown in full illustrated detail.
Published by Osprey Publishing Nov 22, 1990| 48 Pages| 7-1/4 x 9-3/4| ISBN 9781855321038
Published by Osprey Publishing May 22, 2012| 48 Pages| ISBN 9781780967868