Stock Image

Thunderbolt: General Creighton Abrams and the Army of His Time

Sorley, Lewis

37 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0671701150 / ISBN 13: 9780671701154
Published by Simon & Schuster, U.S.A., 1992
Condition: VG+ Hardcover
Buy Used
Price: US$ 25.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.50 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

Offered By

K. L. Givens Books
Bella Vista, AR, U.S.A.

5-star rating

AbeBooks Seller Since July 20, 1998

About this Item

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

Quantity Available: 1

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

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

About this title

Synopsis:

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.

About the Author:

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."

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Located in the beautiful Arkansas Ozarks, our home-based shop of approximately 5000 books is open by appointment only. We have a large selection of turn-of-of-century classics in decorative bindings. Our other interests are non-fiction books such as Military, Western Americana, Regional Histories, and Genealogy.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Credit Cards processed through Abebooks, Paypal, and USPS Money Orders.

Returns only if the book is not as described. Customer must contact the seller within seven days of the receipt of the book and return within fourteen days. Refund for the cost of book; return postage not included. Postage rates apply to books of 2.2 pounds or less. Sets and larger volumes subject to additional postage.

Arkansas residents subject to 9.00% sales tax.


Shipping Terms:

Media postage $3.50 for 1st standard-sized book (2.2 lb. or 1 kg), $2.00 each additional book. Sets and larger volumes subject to additional postage; please inquire before ordering. We suggest International customers contact us before placing an order so that the exact weight and postage rate for a particular book can be determined. Arkansas residents are subject to 9.0% sales tax. If insurance is required, contact the seller for a quote on the additional charge. During the holiday season, priority mail is recommended as media-rate mail is often delayed.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

PayPal