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Koltz, Tony

Overview
Works: 51 works in 233 publications in 6 languages and 13,333 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Military history  Anecdotes  Quotations  Autobiographies  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Choose-your-own stories  Young adult works 
Roles: Author, Other
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tony Koltz
Battle ready by Tom Clancy( Book )

22 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 2,900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his first three Commanders books, Tom Clancy teamed with Generals Fred Franks, Jr., Chuck Horner, and Carl Stiner to provide masterful blends of history, biography, you-are-there narrative, insight into the practice of leadership, and plain, old-fashioned storytelling. Battle Ready is all of that--and it is also something more. Marine General Tony Zinni was known as the "Warrior Diplomat" during his nearly forty years of service. As a soldier, his credentials were impeccable, whether leading troops in Vietnam, commanding hair-raising rescue operations in Somalia, or as Commander in Chief of CENTCOM directing strikes against Iraq and Al Qaeda. But it was as a peacemaker that he made just as great a mark, conducting dangerous troubleshooting missions all over Africa, Asia, and Europe; and then serving as Secretary of State Colin Powell's special envoy to the Middle East, before disagreements over the 2003 Iraq War and its probable aftermath caused him to resign. Battle Ready follows the evolution of both General Zinni and the Marine Corps, from the cauldron of Vietnam through the operational revolution of the seventies and eighties, to the new realities of the post-Cold War, post-9/11 military, a military with a radically different job and radically different tools for accomplishing it. It is an eye-opening book, a front-row seat to a man, an institution, and a way of both war and peace that together make this an instant classic of military history.--Publisher description
Shadow warriors : inside the Special Forces by Tom Clancy( Book )

20 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 2,791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the U.S. military Special Forces, during the last five decades, through the eyes of retired general Carl Stiner, who has spent many years leading America's Special Forces in such missions as Desert Storm and the Panama invasion
It worked for me : in life and leadership by Colin L Powell( Book )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 2,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It Worked for Me is filled with vivid experiences and lessons learned that have shaped the public service career of the four-star general and former Secretary of State Colin Powell. At its heart are Powell's "Thirteen Rules"--Notes he gathered over the years and that now form the basis of his leadership presentations given throughout the world. Powell's short but sweet rules -- among them, "Get mad, then get over it" and "Share credit"--are illustrated by personal stories that introduce and expand upon his principles for effective leadership: conviction, hard work, and, above all, respect for others. In work and in life, Powell writes, "it's about how we touch and are touched by the people we meet. It's all about the people." Powell offers parables with advice on succeeding in the workplace and beyond. "Trust your people," he counsels as he delegates presidential briefing responsibilities to two junior State Department desk officers. "Do your best -- someone is watching," he advises those just starting out, recalling his own teenage summer job mopping floors in a soda-bottling factory. Powell combines the insights he has gained serving in the top ranks of the military and in four presidential administrations with the lessons he's learned from his immigrant-family upbringing in the Bronx, his training in the ROTC, and his growth as an Army officer
The battle for peace : a frontline vision of America's power and purpose by Anthony C Zinni( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former military commander argues that America is threatened more by the global conditions that lead to terrorism than by terrorism itself and makes recommendations on how the United States can promote a more stable and peaceful world
Battle ready by Tom Clancy( Recording )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the evolution of General Zinni and the Marine Corps from Vietnam through the '70s and '80s, to the new realities of the post-Cold War, post-9/11 military
It worked for me : in life and leadership by Colin L Powell( Recording )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colin Powell, one of America's most admired public figures, reveals the principles that have shaped his life and career in this inspiring and engrossing memoir. A beautiful companion to his previous memoir, the #1 New York Times
Leading the charge : leadership lessons from the battlefield to the boardroom by Anthony C Zinni( Book )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired general examines the leadership challenges of the twenty-first century, addressing outdated practices while citing the importance of tapping the potential of rapidly changing technologies
Before the first shots are fired : how America can win or lose off the battlefield by Anthony C Zinni( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The New York Times bestselling author of The Battle for Peace and retired Four-Star General Tony Zinni examines how America's "military first," view of foreign policy continues to embroil our troops in unwinnable wars"--
Vampire express by Tony Koltz( Book )

17 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You're in the heart of vampire country ... and there's no turning back. You might be attacked by deadly vampires, or you might finid the magic jewel that will destroy their evil forever!
Shadow warriors : inside the Special Forces by Tom Clancy( Recording )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the U.S. military Special Forces, during the last five decades, through the eyes of retired general Carl Stiner, who has spent many years leading America's Special Forces in such missions as Desert Storm and the Panama invasion
Every man a tiger : the gulf war air campaign by Tom Clancy( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beretter om luftoperationerne under Golfkrigen (Desert Shield /Desert Storm) i 1990-1991
Terror island by Tony Koltz( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You've been marooned on Bounty Island, home of the most sinister corporation on earth: Omicron. The Omicron Masters have discovered the secrets of mind control and genetic mutation - and they're about to about to take over the world. It's up to you to stop them - but how will you do it?
Into the storm : a study in command by Tom Clancy( )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In his brilliant, bestselling novels, Tom Clancy has explored the most dramatic military and security issues of our time. Now he takes readers deep into the operational art of war with this insightful look at one of America's most important military engagements in recent years: the Gulf War"--Publisher website (May 2007)
Shadow warriors by Tom Clancy( Recording )

8 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Clancy teams with Lieutenant General Bill Yarborough to recount the experiences of the men and women who serve in the United States Special Forces units
Leading the charge : leadership lessons from the battlefield to the boardroom by Anthony C Zinni( )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired general examines the leadership challenges of the twenty-first century, addressing outdated practices while citing the importance of tapping the potential of rapidly changing technologies
Principios que funcionan : en la vida y en el liderazgo by Colin L Powell( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in Spanish and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Este libro es una colección de lecciones y anécdotas personales que han formado la carrera en el servicio público del general de cuatro estrellas y anterior Secretario de Estado Colin Powell. En el corazón de este libro se encuentran las "13 reglas", notas que él ha acumulado en su escritorio, y ahora son base de sus presentaciones de liderazgo en todo el mundo. Las reglas cortas y sencillas de Powell como "enójate y luego supéralo" y "comparte cŕdito" salen a la luz al revelar historias personales que presentan y amplían sus principios para el liderazgo efectivo: convicción, trabajo duro, y sobre todo, respeto por otros."--provided from Amazon.com
Before the first shots are fired : how America can win or lose off the battlefield by Tony Koltz( )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the better part of the last half century, the United States has been the world's police, claiming to defend ideologies, allies, and our national security through brute force. But is military action always the most appropriate response' Drawing on his vast experience, retired four-star general Tony Zinni argues that we have a lot of work to do to make the process of going to war-or not-more clear-eyed and ultimately successful. He examines the relationship between the executive and the military; the challenges of working with the UN, coalition forces, and NATO; and the difficult choices that need to be made to create tomorrow's military. Among his provocative points:Virtually every recent American military operation follows a disconnected series of actions that lead to outcomes we never foresaw or intended. We need to assign accountability for the political decisions that can make or break a mission. Words and ideas are as important to victory in today's conflicts as bullets. From the Oval Office to the battlefield, Before the First Shots Are Fired is a hard-hitting analysis of the history of America's use of military action and a spirited call for change
Special forces : a guided tour of U.S. Army Special Forces by Tom Clancy( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Dutch and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verslag van de organisatie en activiteiten van diverse commando-eenheden van de Amerikaanse strijdkrachten
It worked for me : lessons in leadership and life by Colin L Powell( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leadership : Regeln, die mich durchs Leben führten by Colin L Powell( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in German and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Shadow warriors : inside the Special ForcesThe battle for peace : a frontline vision of America's power and purposeBattle readyLeading the charge : leadership lessons from the battlefield to the boardroomVampire expressShadow warriors : inside the Special ForcesEvery man a tiger : the gulf war air campaignInto the storm : a study in command
Alternative Names
Koltz, Tony Gunji

Koltz, Tony グンジ

Tony Koltz American writer

Tony Koltz Amerikaans schrijver

Tony Koltz escritor estadounidense

コルツ, トニー

Languages
English (167)

Spanish (9)

French (2)

Dutch (2)

German (1)

Finnish (1)