On War and Politics: The Battlefield Inside Washington's Beltway

On War and Politics: The Battlefield Inside Washington's Beltway

by Arnold L. Punaro, David Poyer (With)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781612519067
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
Publication date: 10/15/2016
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

MajGen ARNOLD L. PUNARO, USMC (RET.), served thirty-five years in uniform, both active and reserve. He spent twenty-four years in the U.S. Senate, becoming staff director of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Currently CEO of a small business, he was a top industry executive and continues to serve on numerous boards and commissions on national security.

Table of Contents

List of Maps ix

Foreword Sen. John Warner xi

Acknowledgments xv

Chapter 1 Ambush at Hill 953 1

Chapter 2 The Early Years 10

Chapter 3 United States Marine Corps 20

Chapter 4 Arrival in Vietnam 26

Chapter 5 Free Fire Zone 37

Chapter 6 Hospital 52

Chapter 7 Back in the Real World 59

Chapter 8 The Order of Battle 69

Chapter 9 The Washington Battlefield 90

Chapter 10 In the Belly of the Beast 112

Chapter 11 The Battle Continues 130

Chapter 12 Battles Lost and Won 151

Chapter 13 The Corporations 172

Chapter 14 Citizen Marine 181

Chapter 15 The Outside Influencers 190

Chapter 16 Lessons Learned 208

Notes 217

Bibliography 235

Index 239

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