The Resource The gamble : General David Petraeus and the American military adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008, Thomas E. Ricks

The gamble : General David Petraeus and the American military adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008, Thomas E. Ricks

Label
The gamble : General David Petraeus and the American military adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008
Title
The gamble
Title remainder
General David Petraeus and the American military adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008
Statement of responsibility
Thomas E. Ricks
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The Gamble," the story of Gen. David Petraeus and the American military, reveals that many high-level officials were opposed to the 2003 invasion
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ricks, Thomas E
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plans
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS79.76
LC item number
.R537 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Petraeus, David Howell
  • Petraeus, David Howell
  • Petraeus, David Howell
  • Petraeus, David Howell
  • Iraq War (2003-2011)
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Irakkrieg
  • Military campaigns
  • Command of troops
  • Krieg
  • United States
  • Iraq
  • United States
  • Irak
  • USA
Label
The gamble : General David Petraeus and the American military adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008, Thomas E. Ricks
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [373]-382) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Signs of life in Baghdad (Summer 2007)
  • The domestic opposition collapses (Summer and Fall 2007)
  • Part three. War without end.
  • The Twilight Zone (Winter 2007-8)
  • Big Wasta (Spring 2008)
  • After the surge (Summer 2008)
  • Obama's War (Fall 2008)
  • Part one. The old war ends.
  • Things fall apart (Fall 2005)
  • How to fight this war (Fall 2005-Fall 2006)
  • Keane takes command (Fall 2006)
  • A strategy is born (Winter 2006-07)
  • Part two. A new war begins.
  • If you're so smart ... (Spring 2007)
  • Gambling on a "Shitty Hand" (Spring and Summer 2007)
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
394 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781594201974
Lccn
2008044510
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, plans
System control number
  • (OCoLC)233549190
  • (OCoLC)ocn233549190
Label
The gamble : General David Petraeus and the American military adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008, Thomas E. Ricks
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [373]-382) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Signs of life in Baghdad (Summer 2007)
  • The domestic opposition collapses (Summer and Fall 2007)
  • Part three. War without end.
  • The Twilight Zone (Winter 2007-8)
  • Big Wasta (Spring 2008)
  • After the surge (Summer 2008)
  • Obama's War (Fall 2008)
  • Part one. The old war ends.
  • Things fall apart (Fall 2005)
  • How to fight this war (Fall 2005-Fall 2006)
  • Keane takes command (Fall 2006)
  • A strategy is born (Winter 2006-07)
  • Part two. A new war begins.
  • If you're so smart ... (Spring 2007)
  • Gambling on a "Shitty Hand" (Spring and Summer 2007)
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
394 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781594201974
Lccn
2008044510
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, plans
System control number
  • (OCoLC)233549190
  • (OCoLC)ocn233549190

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