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Department of History


Welcome to the general Military History page! To the right, there's a list of (and links to) standard Military History reference books available through the USMA Library. Below you'll find links to Military History databases where you can find journal articles on Military History topics and a brief guide to browsing books on various Military History topics on our shelves. You are also able to search Scout; all our books, ebooks, and journals can be found that way.

Military Databases at the USMA Library

Looking for journal articles on Military History topics? The USMA Library offers a variety of Military History databases that provide access to journal articles to help with your research. Find them here!

Military History Books in the USMA Library

Are you curious about the Military History books we have here in the USMA Library? You can always use Scout; to search for a book on a specific topic, but if you enjoy browsing the shelves, go up to the south west side of the 5th floor and find the call numbers that start with "U." Here's a general listing of subject areas:


Subclass U Military science (General)
Subclass UA Armies:  Organization, distribution, military situation
Subclass UB Military administration
Subclass UC Maintenance and transportaion
Subclass UD Infantry
Subclass UE Cavalry.Armor
Subclass UF Artillery
Subclass UG Military engineering.  Air forces
Subclass UH Other services

Military History Reference Books

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