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The gamble : General David Petraeus and the American military adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008

Author: Thomas E Ricks
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2009.
Series: Thorndike Press large print nonfiction series.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : English : Large print edView all editions and formats
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Draws on interviews with top officers in Iraq to document the war as it has unfolded in recent years, focusing on the unorthodox strategies of General David Petraeus, from his work with foreign advisors to the ways in which his officers disagreed with key decisions.
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Genre/Form: Military history
Large type books
Named Person: David Howell Petraeus; David Howell Petraeus
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas E Ricks
ISBN: 9781410414113 1410414116
OCLC Number: 273826406
Description: 705 pages (large print) : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Thorndike Press large print nonfiction series.
Responsibility: Thomas E. Ricks.

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Draws on interviews with top officers in Iraq to document the war as it has unfolded in recent years, focusing on the unorthodox strategies of General David Petraeus, from his work with foreign advisors to the ways in which his officers disagreed with key decisions.

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