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To Dare and to Conquer: Special Operations and the Destiny of Nations, from Achilles to Al Qaeda

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In the tradition of "Guns, Germs, and Steel," Leebaert tells the stories of small forces that have triumphed over vastly larger ones and changed the course of history--from the Trojan Horse to Al Qaeda. Maps and charts.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780316014236
Author:
Leebaert, Derek
Publisher:
Back Bay Books
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Military Science
Subject:
Military art and science
Subject:
Military history
Subject:
Special forces (Military science)
Subject:
Military-General History
Subject:
Special forces; Military history; Military strategy; Military leadership; Military missions
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20070331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
688
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6 x 1.375 in 1.71 lb

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