Into the Storm: A Study in Command

Into the Storm: A Study in Command

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by Tom Clancy, Frederick M Franks
     
 

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In his brilliant, bestselling novels, Tom Clancy has explored the most dramatic military and security issues of our time. Now he takes readers deep into the operational art of war with this insightful look at one of America's most important military engagements in recent years: the Gulf War.

Never before has the art of maneuver warfare been explored so

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Overview

In his brilliant, bestselling novels, Tom Clancy has explored the most dramatic military and security issues of our time. Now he takes readers deep into the operational art of war with this insightful look at one of America's most important military engagements in recent years: the Gulf War.

Never before has the art of maneuver warfare been explored so incisively and in such rich, provocative detail. Clancy and General Frederick M. Franks, Jr.-commander of the main force that broke the back of the Republican Guard-take us deep inside the war councils and command posts and up to the front lines. They give us a war that few people really knew-and that television never showed.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"A ground-level account of the Persian Gulf War."—Los Angeles Times

"A damned exciting read...A fascinating blend of a first-person account, a third-person narrative, a compact analysis of military philosophy and war fighting theory, and an absorbing piece of history."—Armor Magazine

Library Journal
Having conquered the best sellers lists in both the fiction and nonfiction arenas, Clancy now offers the first in a series of historical accounts of American military leaders in times of war. His first target: the Gulf War.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780425216569
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/01/2007
Series:
Commander Series, #1
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
656
Sales rank:
1,128,817
Product dimensions:
6.01(w) x 8.99(h) x 1.40(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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From the Publisher
"A ground-level account of the Persian Gulf War."—Los Angeles Times

"A damned exciting read...A fascinating blend of a first-person account, a third-person narrative, a compact analysis of military philosophy and war fighting theory, and an absorbing piece of history."—Armor Magazine

Meet the Author

Tom Clancy was the author of eighteen #1 New York Times-bestselling novels. His first effort, The Hunt for Red October, sold briskly as a result of rave reviews, then catapulted onto the bestseller list after President Ronald Reagan pronounced it "the perfect yarn." Clancy was the undisputed master at blending exceptional realism and authenticity, intricate plotting, and razor-sharp suspense. He died in October 2013.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Huntingtown, Maryland
Date of Birth:
April 12, 1947
Date of Death:
October 1, 2013
Place of Birth:
Baltimore, Maryland
Education:
Loyola High School in Towson, Maryland, 1965; B.A. in English, Loyola College, 1969

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