Tom Clancy is a household name. His ten novels, including Patriot Games, Hunt for Red October and Clear and Present Danger, have sold in their millions throughout the world, and been the basis of some of the biggest-name movies. The first four books in this Military Library series, Submarine, Armoured Warfare, Fighter Wing and Marine, were published by HarperCollins. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
I read his book on Marines and then the book on the Airborne. The problem that I have with Clancy is that he must hang out with the Public Relations officer where ever he goes. Read morePublished on Feb. 13 2004
Being a former 82nd Airborne Division Paratrooper I was very disapointed with the contents of Mr. CLanceys book. Read morePublished on March 9 2002
You know, every now and then, something occurs that really gets the mind thinking. These generaly raise questions that range from little "Huh, I wonder why... Read morePublished on Sept. 2 2001 by Isaac T Smith
Tom Clancy has done a far better job on his Airborne tour than his tour of a marine MAGTF which he just took press releases fed to him with the resultant flowery marinespeak used... Read morePublished on Aug. 10 2000 by Sam Damon Jr.
I worked as a photojournalist in the public affairs office when this book was being researched and written. Read morePublished on Jan. 8 2000 by Michael A Miller
Read the book and nothing went into depth about the Parachute Riggers. Its not a pleasnt thought that that one would have if they realize that every parachute you pack your name... Read morePublished on Sept. 29 1999
This was the first book in the non-fiction series that I have read, and I expected a lot from Tom Clancy. For the biggest part he delivered. I really liked the equipment section. Read morePublished on Aug. 17 1999
I'll begin by saying that the average civilian with no military background could learn a lot about the 82nd from this book. Read morePublished on July 20 1999