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Broadwell, Paula
All in : the education of General David Petraeus / Paula Broadwell with Vernon Loeb
Alternate Title Education of General David Petraeus
New York : Penguin Press, 2012
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 3rd Floor  E897.4.P48 B76 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject Petraeus, David Howell
Subject(s) Generals -- United States -- Biography
Subject United States. Army -- Biography
Subject(s) Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Biography
Physical Description xxxi, 394 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [375]-381) and index
Contents Ground truth -- Results, boy -- True believers -- Screaming eagles -- Anaconda -- Clear, hold and build -- Lines of operation -- Washington and back -- Pivots of maneuver -- Transition -- Drawdown -- Mask of command -- Still all in -- Appendix A: letter -- Appendix B: Anaconda strategy -- Appendix C: engine of change
Summary General David Petraeus is the most transformative leader the American military has seen since the generation of Marshall. In this book, military expert Paula Broadwell examines Petraeus's career, his intellectual development as a military officer, and his impact on the U.S. military. Afforded extensive access by General Petraeus, his mentors, his subordinates, and his longtime friends, Broadwell embedded with the general, his headquarters staff, and his soldiers on the front lines of fighting and at the strategic command in Afghanistan to chronicle the experiences of this American general in the terrible crucible of war. She draws on hundreds of hours of exclusive interviews with Petraeus and his top officers and soldiers to tell the inside story of this commander's development and leadership from every vantage point. Broadwell ultimately appraises Petraeus's impact on the entire U.S. military: Thanks to this man's influence, the military is better prepared to fight using a comprehensive blend of civil-military activities.--From publisher description
Alternate Author Loeb, Vernon

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