Good Condition in Fair jacket. 186 pages. Pages lightly yellowed; faint wear; good sound binding. The jacket is chipped and torn along the edges; some scuffs and stains. Bicentennial edition. "Covering 174 years since the founding of the United States Military Academy in 1802, this book is not only a history of West Point but also a look behind the scenes at the lighter side of the traditions and activities there-so routine, often unpleasant, while one is living them, but very warm, very human, very funny when one is reliving them." Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 Pounds. Category: Military; Inventory No: 112239.
Very Good+ in Very Good-dust jacket. 0533021626. B&W Illustrations; 8 1/4 x 10 1/4; 186 pages; Hard cover has shiny blue boards with gold lettering and insignia embossed on front and spine. DJ has shelf wear, bumping, rubbing/scuffing all over, as if moved around a lot; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs and drawings/sketches. "...if you combine the discipline, the drill, and the tradition of the military with the academic rigors, the athletic rivalries, and the tradtions of undergraduate college, you get the kind of memories described here. Covering 174 years since the founding of the US Military Academy in 1802, though 1976, this book is not only a history of West Point, but also a look behind the scenes at the lighter side of the tradition and activities there---so routine, often unpleasant, while one is living them, but very warm, very human, very funny when one is reliving them". Glossary of cadet slang; bibliography.
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