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  • Professional Courage

  • My Journey in Military Intelligence Through Peace, Crisis, and War
  • By: Jack Leide
  • Narrated by: A.C. Wade
  • Length: 14 hrs and 42 mins

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By: Jack Leide
Narrated by: A.C. Wade
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Publisher's Summary

Are you curious about the real-life experiences of a soldier who stood on the frontlines of history?

Professional Courage by Major General Jack Leide is a captivating journey through the life and career of an exceptional soldier and intelligence officer. With a profound blend of history, personal experiences, and invaluable insights, this book is a must-read for historians, students of warfare, and anyone seeking a deeper understanding of the military and intelligence realms.

Leide's narrative takes you through his remarkable career, spanning airborne infantry, intelligence organizations, and special operations. His dedication to serving his nation and supporting fellow soldiers shines through the pages, offering a firsthand account of the challenges and sacrifices made in the line of duty.

The book offers a unique window into the latter half of the 20th century, with vivid accounts of combat in Santo Domingo, the jungles of Vietnam, and the intense war room during Desert Storm. Leide's role as a defense and army attaché to China during the Tiananmen Square massacre and the evacuation of American citizens adds another layer of depth to his experiences.

This book also sheds light on the challenges of working within international coalitions during combat, the value of human intelligence and special operations forces, and the moral dimensions of war.

In this book, you will learn:

  • Hardships of the infantry in combat.
  • Importance of Language and Area Study.
  • Necessity to tell it like it is no matter the consequences.
  • Importance of intelligence in peace, crisis and war.
  • Parochialism is counterproductive during military operations.

From global crises to personal sacrifices, this book offers a comprehensive view of a distinguished military career that has left an indelible mark on US national security and policy. It's a vital contribution to history and an essential resource for those seeking to learn from the past to navigate the challenges of the present and future. Get a copy now!

©2023 John A. Leide (P)2023 John A. Leide

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