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American soldier

Author: Tommy Franks
Publisher: New York : Regan Books, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The Commander in Chief of the United States Central Command from July 2000 through July 2003, General Tommy Franks made history by leading American and Coalition forces to victory in Afghanistan and Iraq- the decisive battles that launched the war on terrorism.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Tommy Franks; Tommy Franks; Tommy Franks
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tommy Franks
ISBN: 0060731583 9780060731588
OCLC Number: 55991275
Description: xvii, 590 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 24 cm
Contents: D-Day --
Deep roots: Planting seeds --
"Make 'em a hand" --
Crucible --
Professional soldier: New army --
Flag rank --
Commander in chief: Dangerous neighborhood --
New kind of war --
Historic victory --
Revolution in warfare: Commander's concept --
Plan --
Operation Iraqi freedom --
Campaign unlike any other --
Epilogue --
Acknowledgments --
Glossary --
Index.
Responsibility: Tommy Franks, with Malcom McConnell.

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The Commander in Chief of the United States Central Command from July 2000 through July 2003, General Tommy Franks made history by leading American and Coalition forces to victory in Afghanistan and Iraq- the decisive battles that launched the war on terrorism.

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