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Known and unknown [electronic resource] : a memoir / Donald Rumsfeld.

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 815 p., [48] p. of plates) : ill., maps.
  • Publisher: New York : Sentinel, 2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Lessons in terror -- An American, Chicago born -- The U.S. Congress: from Camelot to Quagmire -- In Nixon's arena -- Javelin catcher: inside the Ford White House -- Fighting the cold war -- Back to reality -- Leaning forward -- Into the graveyard of empires -- Saddam's miscalculation -- The occupation of Iraq -- Wartime detention -- Pulling on our boots: challenges and controversies beyond the war zones -- The long, hard slog.
Summary, etc.: With the same directness that defined his career in public service, Rumsfeld's memoir is filled with previously undisclosed details and insights about the Bush administration, 9/11, and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. It also features Rumsfeld's unique and often surprising observations on eight decades of history.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Rumsfeld, Donald, 1932-
Cabinet officers > United States > Biography.
United States. Dept. of Defense > Officials and employees > Biography.
United States > Politics and government > 1945-1989.
United States > Politics and government > 1989-
War on Terrorism, 2001-2009.
Iraq War, 2003-
Genre: Electronic books.

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