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              Books by Jean Larteguy

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              The Centurions
               

              The Centurions (Paperback)

              By Larteguy, Jean; Translated by Fielding, Xan; Introduction by Kaplan, Robert D.

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              Offering a military adventure, an extended symposium on waging war in a new global order, and an essential investigation of the ethics of counterinsurgency, this wartime novel is about controversial tactics in hot spots around the world.

              ISBN 9780143107446
              Released NZ 15 Jan 2017
              Publisher Penguin
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              The Praetorians
               

              The Praetorians (Paperback)

              By Larteguy, Jean; Translated by Fielding, Xan; Foreword by McChrystal, General Stanley A.

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              Jean Larteguy s unflinching sequel to The Centurions, a novel on modern warfare praised by Robert Kaplan, Stanley McChrystal, David Petraeus, and others Based on the events of May 1958 in France and Algeria, The Praetorians picks up in the footsteps of The Centurions, which was c...alled a stunning reflection of modern war by Stanley McChrystal. After turning to tactics of guerilla warfare, a group of French paratroopers serving in the Algerian War is called to answer for actions they consider necessary, however immoral. Fearing another loss of French honor, they plot a coup that results in the return to power of Charles de Gaulle and the death of one of their own. With resonance to modern conflicts in Iraq, Afghanistan, and elsewhere, The Praetorians further develops some of Larteguy s most persistent and pertinent themes: counterinsurgency, the ugly, morally conflicted nature of modern war, and the seemingly unbridgeable gulf between the experiences of soldiers and of the civilians they serve. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
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              ISBN 9780143110231
              Released NZ 1 Aug 2016
              Publisher Penguin
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              The Walls of Israel
               

              The Walls of Israel (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Larteguy, Jean

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              French journalist Jean Larteguy's provides an rare perspective on life in the Israeli army in the late 1960s, as he details the time he spent living with and joining the operations of Israel's army men.

              ISBN 9781590773666
              Released NZ 1 Apr 2014
              Publisher Rowman & Littlefield Publishin
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