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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



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Sniper One: On Scope and Under Siege with a Sniper Team in Iraq

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When Sgt. Dan Mills and the rest of the 1st Battalion, The Princess of Waless Royal Regiment, flew into Iraq in April 2004, they were supposed to be winning hearts and minds. They were soon fighting for their lives.

Within hours of their arrival in Iraq, a grenade bounced off one of the battalions Land Rovers, rolled underneath, and detonated. The ambush marked the beginning of a full-scale firefight during which Mills killed a man with a round that removed his assailants head. It was going to be a long tour.

Like some postapocalyptic Mad Max nightmare, the place had gone to hell in a handbasket. Throat-burning winds, blast bombs, and well-trained, well-organized militias armed with AKs, RPGs, and a limitless supply of mortar rounds were the icing on the cake.

For the next six months, isolated, besieged, and under constant fire, their battalion refused to give an inch. Sniper One is a breathtaking chronicle of endurance, camaraderie, dark humor, and courage in the face of relentless, lethal assault.

 

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When Sgt. Mills and the rest of the 1st Battalion flew into Iraq in April, 2004, they were soon fighting for their lives. "Sniper One" is a breathtaking chronicle of endurance, camaraderie, dark humor, and courage in the face of relentless, lethal assault. Two 8-page color photo inserts.

About the Author

Sgt. Dan Mills was decorated for his command of an eighteen-man sniper platoon during the siege of Al Amarah. During a long army career he has served in Bosnia, Kosovo, Northern Ireland, and the Falkland Islands. Sniper One is his first book.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312567385
Author:
Mills, Dan
Publisher:
Griffin
Subject:
Military
Subject:
Military - Iraq War (2003-)
Subject:
Military - Veterans
Subject:
Military - Other
Subject:
Biography-Military
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
Military/Iraq War (2003-2011)
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20091031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Plus two 8-page color photo inserts
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.3 x 5.6 x 1.11 in

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"Synopsis" by , When Sgt. Mills and the rest of the 1st Battalion flew into Iraq in April, 2004, they were soon fighting for their lives. "Sniper One" is a breathtaking chronicle of endurance, camaraderie, dark humor, and courage in the face of relentless, lethal assault. Two 8-page color photo inserts.
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