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Without hesitation : the odyssey of an American warrior

Author: Henry H Shelton; Ronald Levinson; Malcolm McConnell
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A memoir by a former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff traces the story of his lengthy military career, from his contributions as a special forces soldier to his roles as a general, Special Operations commander, and the chief architect of the U.S. military response to 9/11.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Military history
Named Person: Henry H Shelton; Henry H Shelton; Henry H Shelton
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Henry H Shelton; Ronald Levinson; Malcolm McConnell
ISBN: 9780312599058 0312599056 9780312604578 0312604572
OCLC Number: 555656300
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 554 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I. Up the ranks. 1. The beginning ---
2. The formative years ---
3. Jar of ears ---
4. Birth under fire ---
5. Never belly dance drunk with your boss's wife ---
6. The undertaker ---
7. Doomsday watch ---
8. The most exciting job in the pentagon ---
9. A storm on the horizon ---
10. The godfather --
airborne ---
11. Special ops ----
Part II. Life at the top. 12. Interview with the president ---
13. The drinking duck syndrome ---
14. Bin Laden-CIA is MIA ---
15. Wag the dog ---
16. King for a day ---
17. Full plate ---
18. Changing of the guard-Teflon Don ---
19. 9/11-Inside the war room ----
Part III. After the fall. 20. The game favors the bold ---
21. You break it, you own it-Iraq ---
22. Feed the gorilla ---
23. Future concerns.
Responsibility: Hugh Shelton with Ronald Levinson and Malcolm McConnell.
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A memoir by a former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff traces the story of his lengthy military career, from his contributions as a special forces soldier to his roles as a general, Special Operations commander, and the chief architect of the U.S. military response to 9/11.

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