Known and unknown : a memoir / Donald Rumsfeld.
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- Physical Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 815 pages, 48 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
- Publisher: New York : Sentinel, 2011.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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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.
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.
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