Synopses & Reviews
In his brilliant, bestselling novels, Tom Clancy has explored the most dramatic military and security issues of our time. Now he takes readers deep into the operational art of war with this insightful look at one of America's most important military engagements in recent years: the Gulf War.
Never before has the art of maneuver warfare been explored so incisively and in such rich, provocative detail. Clancy and General Frederick M. Franks, Jr.-commander of the main force that broke the back of the Republican Guard-take us deep inside the war councils and command posts and up to the front lines. They give us a war that few people really knew-and that television never showed.
A ground-level account of the Persian Gulf War. (Los Angeles Times) A damned exciting read... (Armor Magazine
"A ground-level account of the Persian Gulf War."—Los Angeles Times
"A damned exciting read...A fascinating blend of a first-person account, a third-person narrative, a compact analysis of military philosophy and war fighting theory, and an absorbing piece of history."—Armor Magazine
The bestselling look at armored warfare by Tom Clancy with General Frederick M. Franks, Jr. and updated with new information on the recent conflicts in Iraq.
This "New York Times" bestseller--called "a ground-level account of the Persian Gulf War" by the "Los Angeles Times"--is now in paperback and features an all-new chapter on Operation Enduring Freedom.
In his brilliant, bestselling novels, Tom Clancy has explored the most timely military and security issues of our generation. Now he takes readers deep into the operational art of war with this insightful look at one of the greatest American military triumphs since World War II: the Gulf War.
About the Author
Tom Clancy was the author of eighteen #1 New York Times-bestselling novels. His first effort, The Hunt for Red October, sold briskly as a result of rave reviews, then catapulted onto the bestseller list after President Ronald Reagan pronounced it "the perfect yarn." Clancy was the undisputed master at blending exceptional realism and authenticity, intricate plotting, and razor-sharp suspense. He died in October 2013.