How much do you know about the American flag? In this book, puzzles and activities are filled with fun facts about Betsy Ross, the Fourth of July, the "Star-Spangled Banner," the Flag Code, and more.cCan you identify all fifty states on a U.S. map or fill in the missing words of the Pledge of Allegiance? Have fun learning about our most treasured American traditions in this patriotic puzzle book.
"By February 1945 the United States had been fighting World War II for more than three years. Soldiers were worn down from battle, and civilians were drained by sacrifice. But a photograph of Marines raising an American flag on Japanese soil gave a wearied nation a renewed sense of pride and hope. This powerful image of strength and determination became the most famous image of the war. It not only captured a moment of victory against a strong foe. It also represented the effort every member of the armed forces had made and offered Americans the promise of victory and an end to conflict."
In this unforgettable chronicle of perhaps the most famous moment in American military history, James Bradley has captured the glory, the triumph, the heartbreak, and the legacy of the six men who raised the flag at Iwo Jima. Here is the true story behind the immortal photograph that has come to symbolize the courage and indomitable will of America.
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Drawing heavily on the theories of the great Prussian general Carl von Clausewitz, this politico-military assessment of the Vietnam War analyzes the strategic and tactical ideologies of the U.S. Army during the 20th century. Particularly relevant today, it stresses the futility of any military action without the full support of the people.
From the Canadian maple leaf to the crescent and star of Tunisia, these brightly colored stickers re-create the striking symbols of an international array of flags. Children and adults will admire the accurate depictions of the colors, patterns, emblems, and crests of banners from across the globe. Each flag, from Algeria to Zimbabwe, is identified and keyed to a map of the world.
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