Harry G. Summers, Jr. (May 6, 1932 - November 14, 1999) was the author of an analysis of the Vietnam War, titled, “On Strategy: A Critical Analysis of the Vietnam War”. He was an infantry colonel in the United States Army, and was on the negotiation team for the United States at the end of the Vietnam War.
In addition to his books, Col. Summers wrote a syndicated national newspaper column on national security affairs for the “Los Angeles Times”, and was the editor of “Vietnam Magazine”. During Operation Desert Storm, Col. Summers served as a color analyst and commentator on the live, ongoing network news broadcasts. He wrote a book entitled, “On Strategy II: A Critical Analysis of the Gulf War”.
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