Accession Number:

ADA528542

Title:

D-Day Veracruz, 1847 - A Grand Design

Descriptive Note:

Journal article

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL DEFENSE UNIV WASHINGTON DC INST FOR NATIONAL STRATEGIC STUDIES

Report Date:

1996-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

In his last message to Congress, delivered on December 5, 1848, President James K. Polk described the magnificent efforts that had led to victory in the war with Mexico. He praised those civilians who had directed the military in a vast extent of territory, hundreds and even thousands of miles apart from each other. He took special pride in the cooperative efforts of the Army and Navy Both branches of the service performed their whole duty to the country...There was concert between the heads of the two arms of the service...By this means their combined power was brought to bear successfully on the enemy.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE