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WAR OF 1812
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Neely, Mark E., Jr., Harold Holzer, and Gabor S. Boritt. The Confederate Image: Prints of the Lost Cause. Civil War America Series. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2000.
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WORLD WAR I
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Bodnar, John. The “Good War” in American Memory. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010.
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WORLD WAR II
Adams, Michael C. C. The Best War Ever: America and World War II. 1994.
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Cameron, Craig M. American Samurai: Myth, Imagination, and the Conduct of Battle in the First Marine Division, 1941-1951. Cambridge University Press, 1994.
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Buzzanco, Robert. Vietnam and the Transformation of American Life.
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Gaddis, John Lewis. We Now Know: Rethinking Cold War History.