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Author Burgoyne, Michael L.

Title The defense of Jisr al-Doreaa : with E.D. Swinton's the The defence of Duffer's Drift / Michael L. Burgoyne and Albert J. Marckwardt ; foreword by John A. Nagl
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 156 pages) : illustrations, maps
Summary Following the invasion of Iraq in 2003 the U.S. military found itself in a battle with a lethal and adaptive insurgency, where the divisions between enemy and ally were ambiguous at best, and working with the local population was essential for day-to-day survival. From the lessons they learned during multiple tours of duty in Iraq, two American veterans have penned The Defense of Jisr al-Doreaa, an instructional parable of counterinsurgency that addresses the myriad of difficulties associated with war in the postmodern era. In this tactical primer based on the military classic The Defence of D
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-156)
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Subject Counterinsurgency.
Didactic literature.
Guerrilla warfare.
Iraq War, 2003-2011.
South African War, 1899-1902.
Genre/Form Didactic literature
Form Electronic book
Author Marckwardt, Albert J.
Swinton, E. D. (Ernest Dunlop), 1868-1951. Defence of Duffer's Drift
LC no. 2008040133
ISBN 0226080943 (electronic bk.)
9780226080949 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Defence of Duffer's Drift