Into the Storm: A Study in Command

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Penguin, May 1, 2007 - Fiction - 768 pages
17 Reviews
  In his brilliant, bestselling novels, Tom Clancy has explored the most timely military and security issues of our generation. Now he takes readers deep into the operational art of war with this insightful look at one of the greatest American military triumphs since World War II: the Gulf War.
 

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Review: Into the Storm: On the Ground in Iraq (Commanders)

User Review  - Jesse.swanzy - Goodreads

Had some good insights into the Gulf War, to include an alternative perspective to Norman Schwarzkopf, also some leadership nuggets taken away. Don't remember when I finished this, but overall was a good read. Read full review

Review: Into the Storm: On the Ground in Iraq (Commanders)

User Review  - KB Knight - Goodreads

This is the first actual book I ever read on The Gulf War (recommended by my cousin) and I couldn't have been more pleased. I was very familiar with Tom Clancy, but I never knew he wrote this book. I ... Read full review

Contents

VII CORPS TAC CP IRAQ
CONVERSATION WITH THE CINC
ENEMY FORCES
PERSONNEL AND LOGISTICS
DOUBLE ENVELOPMENT
PLANNING AND FIGHTING
REPORTS
VII CORPS ATTACK

ACTION
COMMAND STYLE
SNOUL
VALLEY FORGE GENERAL HOSPITAL
DECEMBER 1970
CHRISTMAS 1970
VALLEY FORGE GENERAL HOSPITAL JANUARY 1971
THE HOT BLUE FLAME
WASHINGTON DC8 JUNE 1991
MISSION AND FOCUS
QUALITY
TRAINING
TRADOC AND FORSCOM
THE 1973 MIDEAST WAR
THE TRAINING BEGINS
BIG FIVE
DOCTRINE
LEADER TRAINING
RUNNING HARD
GOLDWATERNICHOLS
THE VUONO YEARS
GENERATIONS
FRED FRANKS19721989
HISTORY
US ARMY AIRLAND BATTLE DOCTRINE
ORGANIZATION
PRINCIPLES OF APPLICATION
FRIDAY 9 NOVEMBER 1990
TEAM BUILDING
LEADERS RECON SAUDI ARABIA 11 NOVEMBER TO 15 NOVEMBER 1990
GETTING MOVING
FROM A DISTANCE
TIME IS A FOURLETTER WORD
TRAINING
PLANS
MAPS
THE CENTCOM PLAN
THE THIRD ARMY PLAN
THE VII CORPS PLAN
COMMAND OF GROUND FORCES
OPERATIONS BEFORE GDAY
VII CORPS MAIN COMMAND POST GDAY 24 FEBRUARY 1991
0600 VII CORPS MAIN COMMAND POST
VII CORPS COMMAND POSTS
STRATEGIC CONTEXT AND TACTICAL COMMANDER
0830 VII CORPS TAC CP
ATTACK
EARLY ATTACK SUNDAY 24 FEBRUARY VII CORPS TAC CP
1ST INFANTRY DIVISION
ATTACK VII CORPS TAC CP
ACTIONS
2300 VII CORPS TAC CP SAUDI ARABIA
0600 VII CORPS TAC CP SAUDI ARABIA 25 FEBRUARY 1991
0725 VII CORPS TAC CP
RENDEZVOUS WITH MAJOR GENERAL GRIFFITH SOMEWHERE IN IRAQ ABOUT 0830
1100 1ST INFANTRY DIVISION BREACH
1530 2ND ACR MAIN CP
1630 SOMEWHERE IN IRAQ
G+1 THE REST OF THE THEATER
VII CORPS JUMP TAC IRAQ
TACTICAL MANEUVERS
VII CORPS JUMP TAC CP
0400 VII CORPS JUMP TAC EIGHTY KILOMETERS INTO IRAQ
WEATHER AND AIR
0730 EN ROUTE TO 1ST AD
0800 1ST AD FIELD LOCATION
1000 TAC FWD
DEVELOPMENTS INSECTOR THAT MORNING
2ND ACR LATE MORNING
1325 VII CORPS TAC FWD
1600 2ND ACR
1630 3RD AD TAC CP
1700 VII CORPS MAIN TAC
G + 2 THE REST OF THE THEATER
DEEP ATTACK
THE ZONE
REFLECTIONS
0400 VII CORPS TAC CP
ACTIONS
THOUGHTS
EN ROUTE
0715 VII CORPS TAC FWD
0745 3RD AD TAC CP
0815 1ST AD TAC CP
1030 VII CORPS JUMP TAC
1300 1ST CAV TAC CP
13301400 FLIGHT TO 1ST AD
MEDINA RIDGE
1ST AD TAC CP MEDINA RIDGE
1530 VII CORPS TAC CP
G+3 THE REST OF THE THEATER
VII CORPS ACTIONS
ORDERS
0315 VII CORPS TAC CP
0630
RESULTS
LOGISTICS
OPERATING SYSTEMS
08001000 VII CORPS TAC
10001200 VISITS
1200 VII CORPS TAC CP
0300 1 MARCH 1991
1 MARCH 1991
2 MARCH 1991
3 MARCH 1991
RETURN FLIGHT
OCCUPATION
DESTRUCTION OF ENEMY EQUIPMENT
HUMANITARIAN OPERATIONS
WITHDRAWAL
RESIDUAL FORCE
FULL CIRCLE
HEIDELBERG GERMANY 17 JUNE 1991
SENIORLEVEL SELECTION
DEPARTURE
TRADOC
ENGINE OF CHANGE
IDEAS FOR CHANGE
LAND BATTLE
BATTLE DYNAMICS
BATTLE LABS
FUTURE BATTLEFIELDS
REFLECTIONS
TRANSFORMATION
FIRST BATTLES
NO NOTICE START OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM
SPECIAL OPERATIONS FORCES
FIGHT OUTNUMBERED AND WIN
SPECIAL FORCES THOUGHTS
10TH MOUNTAIN DIVISION REFLECTIONS
EXECUTION
MARCH 2003
ATTACK
NORTH AND WEST
BAGHDAD
NATION BUILDING
WAR OF WILLS
VERSATILITY
IDEAS EXPERIMENTS AND CONTINUITY
PEOPLE TRAINING AND LEADER DEVELOPMENT AND THE ARMY PROFESSION
CONCLUSIONS
SERGEANT FIRST CLASS PAUL R SMITH
MILITARY HISTORY THEORY AND DOCTRINE
THE VIETNAM WAR
THE PERSIAN GULF WAR
INTERVIEWS CONVERSATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
Copyright

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Tom Clancy is America?s, and the world?s, favorite internatiTom Clancy is America?s, and the world?s, favorite international thriller author. Starting with The Hunt for Red Octoberonal thriller author. Starting with The Hunt for Red October, all thirteen of his previous books have hit #1 on the New , all thirteen of his previous books have hit #1 on the New York Times bestseller list. His books, The Hunt for Red OctoYork Times bestseller list. His books, The Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger, and The Sum ofber, Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger, and The Sum of All Fears have been made into major motion pictures. He liv All Fears have been made into major motion pictures. He lives in Maryland where he is a co-owner of the Baltimore Orioles in Maryland where he is a co-owner of the Baltimore Orioles. es.

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