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It"s a racket!

Gordon L. Hostetter

It"s a racket!

by Gordon L. Hostetter

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Published by Les Quin Books inc. in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois,
  • Chicago.
    • Subjects:
    • Crime and criminals -- Illinois -- Chicago

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesA racket!
      StatementBy Gordon L. Hostetter and Thomas Quinn Beesley.
      ContributionsBeesley, Thomas Quinn, 1885- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6795.C4 H6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 299 p.
      Number of Pages299
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6727058M
      LC Control Number29008790
      OCLC/WorldCa264988

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It's a racket. Chicago, Les Quin Books Inc., (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. The speech was well received and he wrote an expanded version of it, which was published as War Is A Racket.

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Butler, a retired United States Marine Corps Major General and two-time Medal of Honor recipient. Based on his career military experience, Butler discusses how business interests commercially benefit, such as war profiteering from had been appointed commanding officer of the Gendarmerie Author: Smedley D.

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An authoritative look at a ruthlessly efficient system. War Is a Racket is Marine General Smedley Butler's classic treatise on why wars are conducted, who profits from them, and who pays the price. Few people are as qualified as General Butler to advance the argument encapsulated in his book's sensational title.

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