Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 1991. First? Edition. First? Printing. Hardcover. 24 cm. xii, 315,  pages. Illustrations. Notes. Appendix A "Arguing with Success". Appendix B "The Course of Postwar Army Doctrine". Index. DJ worn, tears and chips to DJ edges, pencil erasure on front endpaper. Robert R. Leonhard, Ph.D. is a game designer, retired army officer, author, researcher, chess player, and Bible teacher. He designed the game Hero of Weehawken and wrote the books The Art of Maneuver, Fighting by Minutes, and The Principles of War for the Information Age. He has been working at a research lab as a national security analyst at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory. He is a retired Army lieutenant colonel after 24 years in the U.S. Army mostly in the mechanized infantry. He obtained his Ph.D. in 19th-century U.S. history from West Virginia University.
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Da Capo Press, 2006. Advance Reading Copy - Not For Sale. Uncorrected page proofs. Trade paperback. xiii, , 329,  pages. Maps. Notes. Bibliography. [Index is not present]. Date stamped on the bottom edge. Edward G. Longacre is an award-winning author of twenty books and more than 100 articles on the Civil War. His "Cavalry at Gettysburg" won the Fletcher Pratt Award.
London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1990. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. 192 pages. Illustrations (some in color). Appendices. Listing of SAS Operations of World War II, Falklands Casualties, SAS Specializations, and Bibliography. Inscription to Gotabaya Rajapaksa is signed by Lionel Balasuriya, near an address label pasted on fep. From 22 March 1991 - 21 August 2007 Lionel Balasuriya worked as a Director in Kenworth Corporation (U.K.) Limited. Lieutenant Colonel Nandasena Gotabaya Rajapaksa, RWP, RSP, psc, GR (born 20 June 1949) is a retired officer of the Sri Lanka Army, a former Secretary to Ministry of Defence and Urban Development of Sri Lanka. After serving through the early parts of the country's civil war with Tamil Tiger rebels, he retired from the army in 1992 and emigrated to the US. With the election of his brother Mahinda Rajapaksa as President of Sri Lanka, Gotabaya Rajapaksa was appointed Defence Secretary in November 2005. Rajapaksa played a key role towards the successes achieved by the Sri Lankan Military in defeating the Tamil Tigers and ending Sri Lanka's 26-year-long civil war. Investigations on assassinations, abductions and assaults on journalist revealed that Gotabhaya directed a death squad to attack journalists that was outside the Army command structure during this time 17 journalists and media workers were killed and others were either assaulted or abducted. DJ has some wear and edge tears.
Westport, Connecticut: Praeger Publishers, 2003. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xviii, 300,  pages. Foreword by General Sir Rupert Smith and Foreword by Major General Robert H. Scales Jr., USA (Ret.). Includes Figures, Notes, Acknowledgments, Appendix, Glossary of Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Military Terms. Index. Inscribed by the author on the title page. Inscription reads, To Sydney Fredberg, with thanks for his serious interest in the security of our country. Douglas A. Macgregor, 2 Dec. 2003. Douglas Abbott Macgregor (born January 4, 1947, is a U.S. Army Colonel (retired), author, consultant and television commentator. On July 27, 2020, the White House announced that President Donald Trump intended to nominate Macgregor to serve as the United States Ambassador to Germany. Macgregor was the "squadron operations officer who essentially directed the Battle of 73 Easting" during the Gulf War. Facing an Iraqi Republican Guard opponent, Macgregor led two troops or 19 Tanks, 26 Bradleys and 4 M1064 Mortar Carriers through the sandstorm to the 73 Easting at roughly 16:18 hours on 26 February 1991 destroyed almost 70 Iraqi armored vehicles with no U.S. casualties in a 23-minute battle. Macgregor was a top Army thinker on innovation, according to Thomas E. Ricks. Many of Macgregor's colleagues thought his unconventional thinking may have hurt his chances for promotion. Macgregor left the Army in June 2004. In 2019, Lieutenant General Aviv Kochavi. Chief of the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) General Staff made Macgregor’s 2003 Book, Transformation under Fire, required reading for all officers in the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and above.
Annapolis, MD: United States Naval Institute, 1956. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. xv, , 262,  pages. Illustrations. Appendices. Bibliography. Source References. Index. Endpaper map. DJ has some wear and soiling. Some soiling and discoloration to endpapers. Bookplate signed by John F. Lyman on half-title page! James Henry McCrocklin was an American academic administrator and politician. He served as President of Texas State University from August 1964 to April 1969, and as the United States Under Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare from July 1968 to January 1969.