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Waging modern war : Bosnia, Kosovo, and the future of combat

Author: Wesley K Clark
Publisher: New York : Public Affairs, 2002, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a paperbound reprint of a 2001 book. The man in charge of the bombing of Yugoslavia during the war in Kosovo proudly recounts his exploits as the NATO Supreme Allied Commander for Europe and offers advice for other military personnel on the proper conduct of massive air war. He justifies his targeting of civilian infrastructure by arguing that "laws of warfare were, strictly speaking, not fully applicable."  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Named Person: Wesley K Clark; Wesley K Clark
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wesley K Clark
ISBN: 1586481398 9781586481391
OCLC Number: 50602823
Notes: Maps on lining papers.
Includes index.
Description: xlv, 479 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Into the Balkans --
The Cold War Is Over --
Crisis Management --
To Dayton and Back --
The Road to War --
Wearing Two Hats --
Carrots and Sticks --
Diplomacy Backed by Threat --
The Three-Ring Circus --
The Air Campaign --
Battle Rhythm --
Apaches and Targets --
The Strategic Battlefield --
The Ground Option --
Resistance and Persistence --
Endgame --
Holding Steady --
Diplomacy Backed by Force --
Pristina Airfield --
The Good Fight.
Responsibility: Wesley K. Clark.

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This memoir from the former NATO Supreme Allied Commander, now revised and updated, offers a unique behind-the-scenes look at how war is fought today  Read more...

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