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Surge : my journey with General David Petraeus and the remaking of the Iraq War

Author: Peter R Mansoor
Publisher: My journey with General David Petraeus and the remaking of the Iraq War New Haven : Yale University Press, [2013]
Series: Yale library of military history.
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Using newly declassified documents, interviews, and published sources, a member of General David Petraeus' personal staff provides an insider account of the troop surge in Iraq and how key political leaders orchestrated it.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: David Howell Petraeus; David Howell Petraeus; David Howell Petraeus
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter R Mansoor
ISBN: 9780300172355 0300172354
OCLC Number: 840803738
Description: xxxii, 341 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Maps --
Prologue Baghdad, February 11, 2007 --
A war almost lost --
Designing the surge --
Fardh Al-Qanoon --
Tower 57 --
The awakening --
Turning the tide --
Testimony --
Power politics --
Charge of the knights --
The surge in retrospect --
Appendix 1: Report to Congress on the situation in Iraq --
Appendix 2: Multi-national force --
Iraq commander's counterinsurgency guidance --
Appendix 3: Anaconda strategy versus Al-Qaeda in Iraq --
Appendix 4: Security incidents in Iraq.
Series Title: Yale library of military history.
Responsibility: Peter R. Mansoor ; foreword by General David Petraeus.

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In February 2007, US Army General David Petraeus took command of multinational coalition forces in Iraq, some 140,000 troops, to be joined by 20,000 American soldiers deployed to support the  Read more...

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"Indispensable. . . . "Surge" should be in any serious reader's short stack of books on the war in Iraq."--Mark Kukis, "Michigan War Studies Review"--Mark Kukis "Michigan War Studies Review "

 
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