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My share of the task : a memoir

Author: Stanley A McChrystal
Publisher: New York : Portfolio/Penguin, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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General Stanley McChrystal, the commanding officer of all U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan, frankly explores the major episodes and controversies of his eventful career.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiographies
Named Person: Stanley A McChrystal; Stanley A McChrystal; Stanley A McChrystal
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley A McChrystal
ISBN: 9781591844754 1591844754
OCLC Number: 780480413
Description: xi, 452 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ghosts of Christmas past: Journey to the Plain ; The army in which I should like to fight ; Renaissance ; Preparation ; The fight begins --
Through the hourglass: The enemy emerges ; Big Ben ; Entrepreneurs of battle ; Out West ; The hunt ; Hibhib ; Networked ; The long war --
The ticking clock ; Understand ; Design ; Decide ; Execute --
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Responsibility: Stanley McChrystal.

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General Stanley McChrystal, the commanding officer of all U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan, frankly explores the major episodes and controversies of his eventful career.

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