Major General Kenneth L Privratsky served in the US Infantry in Vietnam before becoming a logistics specialist. He taught at West Point and commanded organizations supplying US Forces worldwide. He was a military fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. In civilian life he was an executive in the ocean transportation industry. He writes and lectures regularly. He lives in Alaska.
"... should be mandatory reading for all those who will partake in instituting preparations, as well as implementation, of future ADF amphibious operations. "--Journal of Military and Veteran's Health