The Story of the Little Big Horn: Custer's Last Fight

By: Graham, W. A.

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First published in 1926 and respected ever since for its measured view of the most famous battle in the American West, "The Story of the Little Big Horn" asks questions that are still being debated. What were the causes of the debacle that wiped out Custer's command? Was it due to lack of a definite battle plan? To lack of correct information about the number, organization, and equipment of the Indians? To Custer's hot-headedness and thirst for glory? To Reno's alleged cowardice? To Benteen's delay in providing reinforcement? In his factual but dramatic account, W. A. Graham suggests that an awesome concatenation of attitudes and circumstances ensured the defeat of the Seventh Cavalry. On that Sunday in June 1876, the Indians were simply better (though not braver) soldiers.

Title: The Story of the Little Big Horn: Custer's Last Fight

Author Name: Graham, W. A.

Categories: Military,

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press:

ISBN Number: 0803270267

ISBN Number 13: 9780803270268

Binding: PAPERBACK

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: Z0803270267Z2

Description: 0803270267 Crisp, clean, unread paperback with light shelfwear to the covers and a publisher's mark to one edge - Nice!