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Crusader : General Donn Starry and the Army of His Times

Author: Mike Guardia
Publisher: Philadelphia ; Oxford : Casemate, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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New biography of General Donn Starry, armor officer who worked to transform the Army after Vietnam, and created the AirLand doctrine.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Donn A Starry; Donn A Starry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Guardia
ISBN: 9781612005447 1612005446
OCLC Number: 1002831686
Description: x, 206 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction; 1: Call of Duty; 2: The Cold Warrior; 3: Fields of Armor; 4: Blackhorse; 5: From the Ashes of Vietnam; 6: Laurels for the Soldier; 7: On Training; 8: AirLand Battle; 9: Fiddler's Green; Epilogue: Understanding Starry's Legacy
Responsibility: Mike Guardia.

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I reckon this biography should be required reading for serving officers: the style is thoroughly engaging, and the lessons are timeless and of relevance to all aspects of leadership. This is probably Read more...

 
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