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Thunderbolt: General Creighton Abrams and the Army of His Time

Sorley, Lewis

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ISBN 10: 0671701150 / ISBN 13: 9780671701154
Published by Simon & Schuster, U.S.A., 1992
Condition: VG+ Hardcover
From K. L. Givens Books (Bella Vista, AR, U.S.A.)

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Hardback book bound in green paper-covered boards with gold cloth spine with gilt title on the spine. Only defect to note on the book is a remainer mark on the bottom edge of the book. No defects to note on the dust jacket. Book is INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR to former owner on front endpage. The biography of General Abrams and the Army. His life from the Battle of the Bulge and the Vietnam War. Author is a West Point graduate, veteran of Vietnam, former staff officer of NATO and the U.S. Army War College at Carlisle Barracks. Book has black and white photos. 427 pages including the Index. Bookseller Inventory # 012489

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Title: Thunderbolt: General Creighton Abrams and ...

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hard Back

Book Condition:VG+

Dust Jacket Condition: VG+

Signed: Inscribed By the Author

Edition: First Edition

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A biography of a former army chief of staff describes Abrams's role in the mobilization for the Korean War and in the army during the Cold War and sheds light on his actions during the Vietnam War. 25,000 first printing.

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Lewis Sorley, a third generation West Pointer who also holds a Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University", is a former soldier whose military service included tank and armored cavalry units in Germany, Vietnam, and the United States. He has taught at West Point and the Army War College, and served in the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Office of the Army Chief of Staff. He is also the author of "A Better War: The Unexamined Victories and Final Tragedy of America's Last Years in Vietnam" and of "Honorable Warrior: General Harold K. Johnson and the Ethics of Command."

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