New York: ReganBooks, 2004. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xvii, , 590 pages. Illustrations (most in color). Glossary. Index. Signed by the author (Franks) on Dedication page. Name of previous owner in ink on fep. Tommy Ray Franks (born June 17, 1945) is a retired general in the United States Army. His last Army post was as the Commander of the U.S. Central Command, overseeing U.S. military operations in a 25-country region, including the Middle East. Franks succeeded General Anthony Zinni to this position on July 6, 2000 and served until his retirement on July 7, 2003. Franks was the U.S. general leading the attack on the Taliban in Afghanistan in response to the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and The Pentagon in 2001. He also oversaw the 2003 invasion of Iraq and the overthrow of Saddam Hussein. He sits in the Board of Trustees for William Penn University, a university supported by the Quakers. A museum dedicated to him lies in Hobart, Oklahoma.
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New York: St. Martin's Press, 2010. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xi, , 554,  pages. Inscribed by Shelton on the title page. Prologue. 23 Chapters. Afterword. , Glossary. Index. Henry Hugh Shelton (born 2 January 1942) is a former United States Army officer who served as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1997 to 2001. Shelton served two tours of duty in the Vietnam War with the 5th Special Forces Group, and with the 173rd Airborne Brigade, followed by a series of command and staff assignments. Following the Gulf War, Shelton commanded the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg in his home state of North Carolina. In 1993, he was given command of XVIII Airborne Corps. Shelton led the Joint Task Force responsible for Operation Uphold Democracy in Haiti in 1994. In 1996, Shelton, a Special Forces soldier, was promoted to the rank of general and the position of Commander in Chief of United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM). He was the first Graduate of the U.S. Army Special Forces Program to command SOCOM. Upon the retirement of John M. Shalikashvili, Shelton was appointed Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on 1 October 1997. Shelton led the planning of the Kosovo War in 1999 during his time in office. Later he coined the phrase "Dover test", testing the support for a war based on the reaction of the people after seeing casualties returning at the Dover Air Force Base. Ronald Levinson is a producer, director, writer, and studio executive. He oversaw many successful series and movies. These productions garnered twenty-one Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, two Peabody Awards and over forty other awards.
New York: Summit Books, c1991. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. 24 cm. 574 pages. Illustrations. Maps. Notes. Index. . "Autographed by author" sticker on front DJ. Inscribed and signed on a bookplate inside the front cover by the author (Singlaub). John Kirk Singlaub (born July 10, 1921) is a highly decorated former OSS officer, a founding member of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and a retired Major General in the United States Army. In 1977 Singlaub was relieved from his position as Chief of Staff of U.S. forces in South Korea after criticizing President Jimmy Carter's decision to withdraw U.S. troops from the Korean peninsula in an interview with the Washington Post. Less than a year later Singlaub was forced to retire after publicly questioning President Carter's national security policies. In 1979 Singlaub founded the Western Goals Foundation, a private intelligence network that was implicated for supplying weapons to the contras during the Iran-Contra affair. Singlaub has contributed to several books, as well as writing an autobiography.