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Author Nagl, John A., 1966-

Title Knife fights : a memoir of modern war in theory and practice / John A. Nagl.

Publication Info. New York : Penguin Press, 2014.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  355.0218 NAG    AVAILABLE
 Morris Area PL Adult Non Fiction - MRBB-3  355.02 NAG    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  355.02 NAG    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Roscoe Adult Non-Fiction - NSRY-11  355.02 NAG    AVAILABLE
 Peru PL Adult Non Fiction - PUGG-8  355.02 NAG    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-6  355.0218 NAG    AVAILABLE
Description 269 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-258) and index.
Contents Ghostriders in the storm -- A counterinsurgent at Oxford and West Point -- Back to Iraq -- The first Washington fight: Iraq -- Clear, hold, and build -- Proof of concept -- The second Washington fight: Afghanistan -- Counterinsurgency revisited.
Summary An influential Army officer traces the Gulf War experiences that shaped his perspectives on the changing nature of conventional combat and his then-discounted views about terrorism, citing his role in coauthoring the military's new counterinsurgency field manual.
Subject Nagl, John A., 1966-
Counterinsurgency -- United States.
Military art and science -- United States.
United States -- Military policy -- 21st century.
ISBN 9781594204982 (hardcover)
1594204985 (hardcover)

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