Crane, Conrad C(harles)

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CRANE, Conrad C(harles)

CRANE, Conrad C(harles). American, b. 1952. Genres: History, Military/Defense/Arms control. Career: U.S. Army, career officer, 1974-2000, platoon leader and battery executive officer for 2nd Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery, 1975-77, assistant battalion operations officer and battery commander for 2nd Battalion, 61st Air Defense Artillery in Korea, 1977-79, battery commander of 1st Battalion, 65th Air Defense Artillery, 1980-81, assistant professor at U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY, 1983-86, branch chief and military historian at U.S. Army Air Defense Artillery School, Fort Bliss, TX, 1986-88, battalion executive officer, 2nd Battalion, 6th Air Defense Artillery, 1988-90, professor of American and military history at U.S. Military Academy, 1990-2000; U.S. Army War College, research professor of military strategy, 2000-03; U.S. Army Military History Institute, director, 2003-. Publications: (with C. Kirkpatrick) The Prudent Soldier, the Rash Old Fighter, and the Walking Whiskey Keg: The Battle of Valverde, New Mexico, 13-21 February, 1862, 1987; Bombs, Cities, and Civilians: American Airpower Strategy in World War II, 1993; American Airpower Strategy in Korea, 1950-1953, 2000; Landpower and Crises: Army Roles and Missions in Smaller-Scale Contingencies during the 1990s, 2001; Reconstructing Iraq: Insights, Challenges, and Missions for Military Forces in a Post Conflict Scenario, 2003. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor of articles and reviews to history and military journals. Address: U.S. Army Military History Institute, U.S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, PA 17013, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]