New York: Penguin Press, 2021. Second printing [stated]. Hardcover. , 303,  pages. Elliot Ackerman (born April 12, 1980) is an American author and former Marine Corps Special Operations Team Leader. He is the New York Times-bestselling author of the novels 2034: A Novel of the Next World War, Red Dress In Black and White, Waiting for Eden, Dark at the Crossing, and Green on Blue, as well as the memoirs The Fifth Act: America’s End in Afghanistan and Places and Names: On War, Revolution and Returning. His books have received significant critical acclaim, to include nominations for the National Book Award, the Andrew Carnegie Medals in both fiction and non-fiction, and the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. He served as a White House Fellow in the Obama administration and is a Marine veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. James George Stavridis (born February 15, 1955) is a retired United States Navy admiral. Stavridis served as the chief international diplomacy and national security analyst for NBC News. Stavridis graduated from the U. S. Naval Academy in 1976. Stavridis is also a bestselling author. His book The Accidental Admiral, described his time in the Navy. He wrote Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World's Oceans which opened at No. 9 on The Washington Post's non-fiction bestseller list. He wrote Sailing True North: Ten Admirals and the Voyage of Character. His 2034: A Novel of the Next World War, co-written with Elliot Ackerman debuted at No. 6 on The New York Times Best Seller list. He wrote "To Risk It All: Nine Conflicts and the Crucible of Decision" His books have been published in twenty different languages.
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Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1992. Thirteenth Edition. First Printing [stated]. Hardcover. viii, , 353,  pages. Color endpaper illustrations--flags and signals. Illustrations. Tables. Appendices. Suggested Readings and References. Index. Several pages creased and there are some small tears. Some wear board corners. Ink name inside front board and flyleaf. James George Stavridis (born February 15, 1955) is a retired United States Navy admiral, currently an Operating Executive with The Carlyle Group and Chair of the Board of Counselors at McLarty Associates. In August 2018, he stepped down as the dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, a graduate school for international affairs. Stavridis serves as the chief international diplomacy and national security analyst for NBC News in New York. He is also chairman of the board of the U.S. Naval Institute and a Senior Fellow at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. From 2002 to 2004, Stavridis commanded Enterprise Carrier Strike Group, conducting combat operations in the Persian Gulf in support of both Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.