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The Resource The gamble : General David Petraeus and the American military adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008, Thomas E. Ricks

The gamble : General David Petraeus and the American military adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008, Thomas E. Ricks

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The gamble : General David Petraeus and the American military adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008
Title
The gamble
Title remainder
General David Petraeus and the American military adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008
Statement of responsibility
Thomas E. Ricks
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The Gamble," the story of Gen. David Petraeus and the American military, reveals that many high-level officials were opposed to the 2003 invasion
Summary
Draws on interviews with top officers in Iraq to document the war as it has unfolded in recent years, focusing on the unorthodox strategies of General David Petraeus, from his work with foreign advisors to the ways in which his officers disagreed with key decisions
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
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303508
Cataloging source
DLC
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Ricks, Thomas E
Dewey number
956.7044/340973
Index
index present
LC call number
DS79.76
LC item number
.R537 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Petraeus, David Howell
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
General David Petraeus and the American military adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008
Label
The gamble : General David Petraeus and the American military adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008, Thomas E. Ricks
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Control code
724335
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
394 pages
Isbn
9781594201974
Lccn
2008044510
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781594201974
  • (OCoLC)233549190
Label
The gamble : General David Petraeus and the American military adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008, Thomas E. Ricks
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Control code
724335
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
394 pages
Isbn
9781594201974
Lccn
2008044510
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781594201974
  • (OCoLC)233549190

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