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War in Iraq


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My War: Killing Time in Iraq
My War: Killing Time in Iraq
by Colby Buzzell
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An underemployed, skateboarding party animal, Colby Buzzell traded a dead-end future for the army—and ended up as a machine gunner in Iraq. To make sense of the absurd and frightening events surrounding him, he started writing a blog about the war... (read more)

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Love My Rifle More Than You: Young and Female in the U.S. Army
Love My Rifle More Than You: Young and Female in the U.S. Army
by Kayla Williams
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Williams, part of the female 15 percent of the US Army, served five years in the military, including a year's deployment in Iraq during and after the US occupation. Her gritty memoir tells what it's like to be a woman in a macho universe, treated... (read more)

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Squandered Victory: The American Occupation and the Bungled Effort to Bring Democracy to Iraq
Squandered Victory: The American Occupation and the Bungled Effort to Bring Democracy to Iraq
by Larry Jay Diamond
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America's leading expert on democracy delivers the first insider's account of the U.S. occupation of Iraq-a sobering and critical assessment of America's effort to implant democracy In the fall of 2003, Stanford professor Larry Diamond received a call... (read more)

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The Assassins' Gate: America in Iraq
The Assassins' Gate: America in Iraq
by George Packer
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Named one of the Best Books of 2005 by The New York Times, The Washington Post Book World, The Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune, The San Francisco Chronicle Book Review, The Los Angeles Times Book Review, The New York Times Book Review, USA Today, Time,... (read more)

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My Detachment: A Memoir
My Detachment: A Memoir
by Tracy Kidder
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A notable addition to the literature of war, Kidder's aptly named memoir is a candid self-portrait of his coming of age during Vietnam. Looking back on the everyday reality of his year-long command of a small intelligence detachment, Kidder reflects on... (read more)

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One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer
One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer
by Nathaniel Fick
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Possibly unequaled in its detail and candor, One Bullet Away takes readers to the depths of Marine life, in peacetime and in war, all the while avoiding the clichés generally associated with military memoirs. Nathaniel Fick's bracing and... (read more)

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The Last True Story I'll Ever Tell: An Accidental Soldier's Account of the War in Iraq
The Last True Story I'll Ever Tell: An Accidental Soldier's Account of the War in Iraq
by John F. Crawford
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John Crawford, like many others, joined the National Guard for college money, not to fight a war. Just short of graduating, he found himself called to active duty to serve in Baghdad during the Iraq invasion. A view of the war not portrayed on national... (read more)

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Mr. Galloway Goes To Washington
Mr. Galloway Goes To Washington
by George Galloway
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"A gifted orator with a flair for the verbal showdown." —The New York Times "A virtuoso performance in Washington . . .  parliamentary theatre of the sort Congress too rarely witnesses." —The Economist "Galloway showed what a man with... (read more)

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War Reporting for Cowards
War Reporting for Cowards
by Chris Ayres
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Chris Ayres is a small-town boy, a hypochondriac, and a neat freak with an anxiety disorder. Not exactly the picture of a war correspondent. But when his boss asks him if he would like to go to Iraq, he doesn't have the guts to say no. After signing a $1... (read more)

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No True Glory: A Frontline Account of the Battle for Fallujah
No True Glory: A Frontline Account of the Battle for Fallujah
by Bing West
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The Fall of Baghdad
The Fall of Baghdad
by Jon Lee Anderson
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A War Against Truth: An Intimate Account of the Invasion of Iraq
A War Against Truth: An Intimate Account of the Invasion of Iraq
by Paul Willia Roberts
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Chain of Command: The Road from 9/11 to Abu Ghraib
Chain of Command: The Road from 9/11 to Abu Ghraib
by Seymour M Hersh
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Imperial Grunts: The American Military on the Ground
Imperial Grunts: The American Military on the Ground
by Robert D Kaplan
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The Far Enemy: Why Jihad Went Global
The Far Enemy: Why Jihad Went Global
by Fawaz A Gerges
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