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Illusion or Victory

How the U.S. Navy Seals Win America"s Failing War on Drugs

by Richard L. Knopf

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by S.P.I. Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Government - U.S. Government,
  • Drug Crimes,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: World,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Law Enforcement,
  • Military - United States,
  • History,
  • U.S. Government

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages303
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8638095M
    ISBN 101561719595
    ISBN 109781561719594
    OCLC/WorldCa37296711

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The illusion of victory: America in World War I User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Noted historian and novelist Fleming (e.g., The New Dealer's War) here presents a revisionist view of President Woodrow Wilson as a war leader, arguing /5(2).

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Many aspects of this war, especially those related to plans and conduct of operations have been unraveled tor the first time by this book. “The Age of Illusions” is a wry and dark book aimed at dissecting decades-long trends and first principles rather than moment-to-moment crises.

Bacevich is as merciless toward liberals who he. This book, which is essentially broken down into a series of articles, argues that the great delusion of the traditional WWII narrative is that it has -ever since the victory of Allied forces in May - garnered a near mythical status as a war fought for all the right reasons/5(38).

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The Illusion of Victory America in World War I (Book): Fleming, Thomas J.: The political history of the American experience in World War I is a story of conflict and bungled intentions that begins in an era dedicated to progressive social reform and ends in the Red Scare and Prohibition.

Thomas Fleming tells this story through the complex figure of Woodrow Wilson, the contradictory president. : Illusion or Victory: How the U.s. Navy Seals Win America's Failing War on Drugs (): Knopf, Richard L.: Books/5(3). Victory Sayings and Quotes. Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old victory quotes, victory sayings, and victory proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on Reviews: She dies in an illusion of glorious triumph — a victory which transcends all suffering and all joy. Meanwhile, Mr. Jones seeks out Ricardo and shoots him dead.

Then he stumbles to the jetty where Wang has already shot Pedro and shoved off the boat. This is a fascinating, entertaining, and truly eye-opening book. Like Thomas Fleming's earler The New Dealers' War: FDR and the War Within World War II, "The Illusion of Victory" is not only a great survey of events that shaped the modern world, but also a much-needed puncturing of one of the twentieth century's most over-inflated reputations (in the former case, FDR's, in this one Woodrow.

Buy The Phoney Victory: The World War II Illusion by Peter Hitchens (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s:   Thomas Fleming is the author of more than forty books, including The New Dealers' War, Duel, and Liberty!The American Revolution, as well as best-selling novels about America's war experience such as Time and Tide and The Officers' g is a frequent guest on and contributor to NPR, PBS, A&E, and the History Channel.

He lives in New York City and Westbrook, Pages:. THE ILLUSION OF VICTORY: AMERICA IN WORLD WAR I Thomas Fleming Basic Books,xi + pgs. Thomas Fleming’s outstanding book poses a fundamental problem. Fleming shows that Woodrow Wilson led America into an unnecessary war.A thought-provoking and penetrating account of the post-Cold war follies and delusions that culminated in the age of Donald Trump from the bestselling author of The Limits of the Cold War ended with the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Washington establishment felt it had prevailed in a world-historical struggle.

Our side had won, a verdict that was both decisive and irreversible.ILLUSION OF VICTORY was to be a publication of the Services Book Club whereby copies were to be produced and distributed to officers who were at that time members of the Army Book Club.

However, in Novemberwhile the printing process was completed and binding was about to begin, the project was suddenly halted by orders of General.