- Häftad (Paperback / softback)
- Antal sidor
- Simon & Schuster
- West, Francis J.
- 1, black & white illustrations
- 234 x 152 x 25 mm
- Antal komponenter
- 589 g
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Vince Flynn "New York Times" bestselling author of"Executive Power" [A] riveting thriller filled with the details only a military and government insider could provide. Bing West knows his stuff. "The Wall Street Journal" Impossible to put down. Thomas E. Ricksauthor of "Making the Corps" and "A Soldier's Duty," and military correspondent for "The Washington Post" Bing West knows Marines, and what they talk and worry about, and he offers up an adventurous slice of life in today's corps, where small wars in obscure corners of the world are once again a daily mission for thousands of Marines and other U.S. military personnel. Great storytelling about the U.S. military in 2002 from someone who knows his business. Dr. James R. Schlesingerformer Secretary of Defense and Director of the Central Intelligence Agency As in his previous writings, West's prose has a haunting quality. His tale of brave men left to fight alone should be read by all involved in Allied peacekeeping operations. Could a president confront this situation? Yes indeed. Would he act wisely? We may one day find out. Vince Flynnauthor of "Executive Power" and "Separation of Power" "The Pepperdogs" is a riveting thriller filled with the details only a military and government insider could provide. Bing West knows his stuff, and his debut is top-notch. Lt. Gen. Bernard Trainorcoauthor of "The Generals' War" and former military correspondent for "The New York Times"
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Bing West served as Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs in the Reagan administration. He was a member of force recon team Primness, which ambushed a North Vietnamese battalion thus initiating Operation Stingray, whose behind-the-lines tactics are the backdrop for The Pepperdogs. His nonfiction book The Village (Pocket Books) has received high praise for describing close combat. He was a lead CNN military analyst during Desert Storm. Three generations of Wests have served in Marine infantry and his firm, GAMA Corporation, conducts combat training for the Marine Corps. He lives in Newport, Rhode Island, and Washington, D.C. Contact him at www.westwrite.com and www.pepperdogs.com.