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The Resource Knife fights : a memoir of modern war in theory and practice, John A. Nagl

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

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Knife fights : a memoir of modern war in theory and practice
Title
Knife fights
Title remainder
a memoir of modern war in theory and practice
Statement of responsibility
John A. Nagl
Title variation
Education in modern war
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
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
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10358461
Cataloging source
DLC
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1966-
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Nagl, John A.
Dewey number
355.02/180973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Counterinsurgency
  • United States
  • Military art and science
  • Nagl, John A
Target audience
adult
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a memoir of modern war in theory and practice
Label
Knife fights : a memoir of modern war in theory and practice, John A. Nagl
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-258) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn889886734
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
269 pages
Isbn
9781594204982
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2014032905
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40024267706
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)889886734
Label
Knife fights : a memoir of modern war in theory and practice, John A. Nagl
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-258) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn889886734
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
269 pages
Isbn
9781594204982
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2014032905
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40024267706
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)889886734

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