Frederick M. Franks, JR.

Frederick M. Franks, JR.

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Frederick Melvin Franks, Jr. is a retired General of the United States Army. He is considered a military visionary and a distinguished combat commander, famous for having commanded the Gulf War coalition VII Corps in the highly successful "Left Hook" maneuver against fourteen Iraqi divisions, a number of whom were Iraqi Republican Guard, defeating or forcing the retreat of each with fewer than 100 American casualties lost to enemy action, a feat unmatched in modern warfare. Born Frederick M. Franks, Jr. in West Lawn, Pennsylvania. Fred Franks graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York in 1959. After attending the Armor Officer Basic Course, Airborne, and Ranger training, he joined the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment in Germany. This was followed by an assignment as an instructor at West Point in the 1960s.show more

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  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 249g
  • Aud Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • Aufl.
  • 6134925187
  • 9786134925181