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Catalog Number 1981.39.9
Object Name book
Accession number 1981.39
Summary Table of Contents: The Beginning of a Soldier's Life; "The Many Acts of Good Soldiership"; Between Wars; A Time of Promise: June 1917-February, 1918; Acting Chief of Staff: The First Six Weeks; The War Department Begins to Hits Its Stride; "Men, Men, and Still More Men"; The Russian Situation: "Eggs Loaded With Dynamite; March and Pershing: The Friction of War; The War Department Strips for Action; Supplies, Ships, and Victory; "The Right Man in the Right Place"; Complications of Demobilization; Plans for Post-War Military Policy; Congress Forges a Military Policy; The Trials of Peace; Years of Retirements.

Illustrations: Frontispiece: Peyton C. March, Acting Chief of Staff, March 25, 1918; Following Page: Cadet Lieutenant Peyton C. March; Astor Battery, 1898; Surrender of Philippine Insurrectos, 1899; Military Attaches to Russo-Japanese War, 1904; J.J. Pershing and J.G. Harbord, 1917; Visitors to West Point, 1918; Purchase, Storage, and Traffic Division, 1918; Pershing's Return to the United States; Peyton C. March and Beverly F. Browne, 1953.

Maps: Northern Luzon; Russo-Japanese War.
Title The Hilt of the Sword: the Career of Peyton C. March
Author Coffman, Edward M.
Published Date 1966
Publisher University of Wisconsin Press
Published Place Milwaukee, WI
Subjects War
Military leadership
Military officers
OCLC Number 289059
Library of Congress Control Number 66010493