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Before the first shots are fired

Anthony C. Zinni

Before the first shots are fired

how America can win or lose off the battlefield

by Anthony C. Zinni

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy,
  • Anecdotes,
  • Military History,
  • Peace,
  • Military policy,
  • Strategic culture,
  • Militarism,
  • Foreign relations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGeneral Tony Zinni and Tony Koltz
    ContributionsKoltz, Tony
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE895 .Z57 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 246 pages
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27166693M
    ISBN 101137279389
    ISBN 109781137279385
    LC Control Number2014007053
    OCLC/WorldCa869437555


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The first signs of trouble came calling that night.