New York: Regan Books, 2004. First Edition. INSCRIBED "Ken - Tom Franks 8-6-04", 16mo. pp. [xi] xvii  4-590 with 32 pages of color photographs. The Commander in Chief of CENTCOM during the early years of the Iraq / Afghanistan War gives his insight and assessment from the inside out. A true American hero who started out as an enlisted man and always put the soldier first. This is an excellent never read copy. As new / as new. Item #78
"My briefings to Rumsfeld - and to the President - would be based on a simple philosonphy: Never assume that the boss knows all there is to know about an issue when he sits down at the table. Give him every piece of information you think he needs, even if it's laborious. Rumsfeld's famous impatience sometimes made this tough." (p 333).