'Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War' by Robert M. Gates - Summary, Review & Analysis

  • by Save Time Summaries
  • Narrated by Michael Sears
  • 0 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

What is the true cost of war, and how does one man in charge deal with the outcomes of his decisions?
In Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War, Robert Gates offers listeners a behind-the-scenes look at his role in politics, as well as his personal efforts during the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
This "Summary, Review & Analysis" is the perfect companion to help you get the most out of Gates' experiences. He discusses what his job was like as the Secretary of Defense from 2006 to 2011. Find out what really went on in both the Bush and Obama administrations during the two wars overseas.
Duty features insider information about Congress, the military, and controversies that dominated America's media. Gates expresses his role on the front lines of war with intimate details while conveying the emotional aftermath of signing deployment orders.
This guide compiles all the nuggets of information that add to your enjoyment of Duty. Look at the key players behind the Iraq and Afghanistan wars and gain new admiration for the brave soldiers who represent America. Gain the perspective from inside the White House Situation Room as you relive the Navy Seal Team raid that killed Osama Bin Laden.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-14-2014
  • Publisher: Save Time Summaries