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By Tom Clancy

ISBN-10: 0425158365

ISBN-13: 9780425158364

A penetrating glance inside of an armored cavalry regiment -- the know-how, the options, and the folks . . . profiled via Tom Clancy.His first non-fiction publication, Submarine, captured the truth of existence aboard a nuclear warship. Now, the number 1 bestselling writer of transparent and current threat and with no regret portrays modern-day army as in simple terms military group of workers can understand it. With an identical compelling, you-are-there immediacy of his acclaimed fiction, Tom Clancy offers designated descriptions of tanks, helicopters, artillery, and extra -- the significant know-how in the back of the U. S. military. He captures army lifestyles -- from the drama of strive against to the day-by-day regimen -- with overall accuracy, and divulges the jobs and missions that have in recent times amazing our scuffling with forces. Armored Cav includes:Descriptions of the M1A2 major conflict Tank, the AH-64A Apache assault Helicopter, and moreAn interview with basic Frederick FranksStrategies at the back of the wilderness hurricane accountExclusive photo, illustrations and diagramsPLUS: From West element cadet to abandon typhoon commander . . . an interview with a wrestle cavalry officer at the upward push.

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