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Known and unknown : a memoir

Author: Donald Rumsfeld
Publisher: New York : Sentinel, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With the same directness that defined his career in public service, Rumsfeld's memoir is filled with previously undisclosed details and insights about the Bush administration, 9/11, and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. It also features Rumsfeld's unique and often surprising observations on eight decades of history.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Donald Rumsfeld; Donald Rumsfeld; Donald Rumsfeld
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Rumsfeld
ISBN: 9781595230676 159523067X
OCLC Number: 650210649
Description: xvi, 815 pages, [48] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Lessons in terror --
An American, Chicago born --
The U.S. Congress: from Camelot to Quagmire --
In Nixon's arena --
Javelin catcher: inside the Ford White House --
Fighting the Cold War --
Back to reality --
Leaning forward --
Into the graveyard of empires --
Saddam's miscalculation --
The occupation of Iraq --
Wartime detention --
Pulling on our boots: challenges and controversies beyond the war zones --
The long, hard slog.
Responsibility: Donald Rumsfeld.

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