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James R McDonough

Col. James McDonough, USA (Ret.), graduated from West Point and served in Vietnam as an infantry platoon leader in the legendary 173d Airborne Brigade. A military theorist who has helped shape the post-Cold War army's thinking, he is also the author of "The Defense of Hill 781" and "The Limits of Glory," Now retired from active duty, McDonough lives with his family in Tallahassee, Florida. "From the Paperback edition."