Summary: The Commander in Chief of the United States Central Command from July 2000 through July 2003, General Tommy Franks made history by leading American and Coalition forces to victory in Afghanistan and Iraq -- the decisive battles that launched the war on terrorism.
In this bestselling memoir, General Franks retraces his journey from a small-town boyhood through a lifetime of military service, recounting his experiences as an Artillery officer in Vietnam, a re ...show moreform-minded Cold War commander, a shrewd tactician during Operation Desert Storm, and the senior American military officer at CENTCOM. Drawing on his own recollections and military records declassified for this book, Franks offers a rare window into sessions with President Bush, Donald Rumsfeld, Colin Powell, and other major players, giving readers the first true insider's account of the war on terrorism. ...show less
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