The Resource Perilous options : special operations as an instrument of U.S. foreign policy, Lucien S. Vandenbroucke

Perilous options : special operations as an instrument of U.S. foreign policy, Lucien S. Vandenbroucke

Label
Perilous options : special operations as an instrument of U.S. foreign policy
Title
Perilous options
Title remainder
special operations as an instrument of U.S. foreign policy
Statement of responsibility
Lucien S. Vandenbroucke
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This study explores why military operations conducted by the USA in recent years to achieve key foreign policy objectives have failed. It includes reports, based extensively on primary material, of the Bay of Pigs, the Sontay raid, the Mayaguez operation and the Iran hostage rescue attempt
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Vandenbroucke, Lucien S
Dewey number
  • 327.73
  • 973.92
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
E840.4
LC item number
.V36 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Special operations (Military science)
  • Special forces (Military science)
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Perilous options : special operations as an instrument of U.S. foreign policy, Lucien S. Vandenbroucke
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
CONTENTS; 1. Patterns of Failure; 2. Plotting against Castro; 3. Debacle at the Beachhead; 4. Raid to an Empty Camp; 5. Last Fiasco in Indochina; 6. There Are No Snakes on Koh Tang; 7. Hostages of the Ayatollah; 8. The Helicopters That Couldn't; 9. Why We Failed; NOTES; SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (270 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280439759
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000363452
  • (EBL)272459
  • (OCoLC)252541626
  • (SSID)ssj0000219923
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11173762
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000219923
  • (PQKBWorkID)10136210
  • (PQKB)10674921
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC272459
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4700464
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000363452
Label
Perilous options : special operations as an instrument of U.S. foreign policy, Lucien S. Vandenbroucke
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
CONTENTS; 1. Patterns of Failure; 2. Plotting against Castro; 3. Debacle at the Beachhead; 4. Raid to an Empty Camp; 5. Last Fiasco in Indochina; 6. There Are No Snakes on Koh Tang; 7. Hostages of the Ayatollah; 8. The Helicopters That Couldn't; 9. Why We Failed; NOTES; SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (270 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280439759
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000363452
  • (EBL)272459
  • (OCoLC)252541626
  • (SSID)ssj0000219923
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11173762
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000219923
  • (PQKBWorkID)10136210
  • (PQKB)10674921
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC272459
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4700464
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000363452

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