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ISBN-13: 9780230603837
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 06/10/2008
Series: Great Generals Series
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.24(w) x 11.02(h) x 0.84(d)

About the Author

Jim Lacey is an analyst at the Institute for Defense Analyses and a professor of conflict and global issues at Johns Hopkins University. Lacey was an embedded journalist with Time magazine during the invasion of Iraq, where he traveled with the 101st Airborne Division. His opinion columns have been published in The Weekly Standard, The National Review, and The New York Post. Lacey is the author of Takedown, Fresh from the Fight, and Occupation of Iraq. General Wesley K. Clark served in the United States Army for thirty-four years and rose to the rank of four-star general as NATO's Supreme Allied Commander, Europe. He is author of A Time to Lead, as well as the best selling books Waging Modern War and Winning Modern Wars.

Table of Contents

Foreword   General Wesley K. Clark     vii
Introduction     1
Born in War     7
The Splendid Little War     23
The Philippines Insurgency     33
Love Gained     49
Victory Gained and Love Lost     61
Chasing Villa     77
Entry into World War I     85
The Americans Arrive     99
Building an Army     109
Into the Fight     129
The First Great Offensive     151
The Meuse-Argonne Offensive     159
Chief of Staff     179
Notes     195
Index     201

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