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The Good Soldiers
The Good Soldiers
by David Finkel
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A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR FOR: THE NEW YORK TIMES CHICAGO TRIBUNE SLATE.COM THE BOSTON GLOBE THE KANSAS CITY STAR THE PLAIN DEALER (CLEVELAND) THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITORWINNER OF THE HELEN BERNSTEIN BOOK AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN JOURNALISM It was the... (read more)

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Bravo Two Zero
Bravo Two Zero
by Andy Mcnab
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The Forever War
The Forever War
by Dexter Filkins
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Carlotta Gall has reported from Afghanistan and Pakistan for almost the entire duration of the American invasion and occupation, beginning shortly after 9/11. She knows just how much this war has cost the Afghan people, and how much damage can be traced... (read more)

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Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman
Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman
by Jon Krakauer
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Anyone who has read Jon Krakauer's Into the Wild knows he was born to write about quirky, iconoclastic characters who travel their own road, ultimately leading to a tragic demise. Where Men Win Glory is every bit as captivating and even more timely than... (read more)

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They Fought for Each Other: The Triumph and Tragedy of the Hardest Hit Unit in Iraq
They Fought for Each Other: The Triumph and Tragedy of the Hardest Hit Unit in Iraq
by Kelly Kennedy
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Charlie 1-26 confronted one of the worst neighborhoods in Baghdad and lost more men than any battalion since Vietnam Based on “Blood Brothers”, the Michael Kelly Awardnominated series that ran in Army Times, this is the remarkable story of a... (read more)

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The Snake Eaters: An Unlikely Band of Brothers and the Battle for the Soul of Iraq
The Snake Eaters: An Unlikely Band of Brothers and the Battle for the Soul of Iraq
by Owen West
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WHEN A DOZEN UNPREPARED AMERICAN ARMY RESERVISTS ARE DROPPED OFF on an isolated Iraqi outpost with orders to be its military advisors, they have no idea that what they will really be doing is fighting. With no training to fall back on, this groupand#8212;... (read more)

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The Devil's Sandbox: With the 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry at War in Iraq
The Devil's Sandbox: With the 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry at War in Iraq
by John Bruning
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It is well known that substantial numbers of the Army National Guard have been deployed to Iraq for extended tours of duty. Less appreciated is the fact that these National Guardsmen are primarily combat soldiers. The Devil’s Sandbox tells their... (read more)

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Thank You for Your Service
Thank You for Your Service
by David Finkel
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A FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD, THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE, THE DAYTON LITERARY PEACE PRIZE, AND THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY HELEN BERNSTEIN AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN JOURNALISM ONE OF TEN FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2013 BY MICHIKO... (read more)

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The Forever War (Vintage)
The Forever War (Vintage)
by Dexter Filkins
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andldquo;An enthralling and largely firsthand account of the war in Afghanistan.andrdquo;andmdash;Financial Times and#160; Few reporters know as much about Afghanistan as Carlotta Gall. She was there in the 1990s after the Russians were driven out. She... (read more)

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Standard Operating Procedure
Standard Operating Procedure
by Philip Gourevitch and Errol Morris
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The first full reckoning of what actually happened at Abu Ghraib prison-"one of the most devastating of the many books on Iraq" (The New York Times Book Review) A relentlesly surprising and perceptive account of the front lines of the war on terror... (read more)

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Duel #18: M1 Abrams Vs T-72 Ural: Operation Desert Storm 1991
Duel #18: M1 Abrams Vs T-72 Ural: Operation Desert Storm 1991
by Steven J Zaloga
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The Gulf War bore witness to a number of deadly encounters between these two great adversaries. Heavily armored, highly mobile and capable of killing at over 2500m the M1 Abrams is, to this day, a veritable fighting machine. Superior to both Iraq's... (read more)

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First in: An Insider's Account of How the CIA Spearheaded the War on Terror in Afghanistan
First in: An Insider's Account of How the CIA Spearheaded the War on Terror in Afghanistan
by Gary C Schroen
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CHAPTER ONE In northern Virginia, the morning of 11 September 2001 was beautiful, with clear blue skies and mild temperatures that gave just a hint of fall. That morning I left my home in Alexandria, Virginia, an hour later than my past routine had... (read more)

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Just Another Soldier: A Year on the Ground in Iraq
Just Another Soldier: A Year on the Ground in Iraq
by Jason C Hartley
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This is not your father's war This is Iraq, where a soldier's first duty is reinforcing his Humvee with sheet metal and sand bags. Or, in the absence of plumbing, burning barrels of human waste. Where any dead dog on the side of the road might be... (read more)

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War Stories: Operation Iraqi Freedom with DVD
War Stories: Operation Iraqi Freedom with DVD
by Oliver L North
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The mainstream media are trying to discredit our victory in Iraq by saying there was no reason to take out Saddam. But Oliver North knows better. He was there. Embedded with Marine and Army units for FOX News Channel during Operation Iraqi Freedom, North... (read more)

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Warrior's Rage: The Great Tank Battle of 73 Easting
Warrior's Rage: The Great Tank Battle of 73 Easting
by Douglas Macgregor
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On 26 February 1991, cavalry troops of "Cougar Squadron," the 2nd Squadron of the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, charged out of a sandstorm during Operation Desert Storm and caught Iraq's Republican Guard Corps in the open desert along the North-South... (read more)

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Why We Lost: A General's Inside Account of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars
Why We Lost: A General's Inside Account of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars
by Daniel Bolger
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A former captain in the Marinesand#8217; First Recon Battalion, who fought in Afghanistan and Iraq, reveals how the Corps trains its elite and offers a point-blank account of twenty-first-century battle. If the Marines are and#147;the few, the proud,and... (read more)

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Iraq and the Lessons of Vietnam: Or, How Not To Learn From the Past (07 Edition)
Iraq and the Lessons of Vietnam: Or, How Not To Learn From the Past (07 Edition)
by Lloyd C. Garnder
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The widely praised book featured on Bill Moyers Journal that looks at a war of an earlier era to help explain what has gone so wrong in Iraq. With countless lives lost and the situation in Iraq more desperate than ever, it is clear that U.S. foreign... (read more)

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Last Journey: A Father and Son in Wartime
Last Journey: A Father and Son in Wartime
by Darrell Griffin
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A tribute to the 'great conversation' between a father and his son, an Iraq staff sergeant who died in combat.... (read more)

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Operation Phantom Fury: The Assault and Capture of Fallujah, Iraq
Operation Phantom Fury: The Assault and Capture of Fallujah, Iraq
by Dick Camp
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Wednesday morning, March 31, 2004: a Blackwater private security firm convoy is ambushed on the streets of Fallujah, Iraq. Four American contractors are killed, their bodies desecrated and hung from a bridge over the Euphrates River. Long-simmering... (read more)

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Thank You for Your Service
Thank You for Your Service
by David Finkel
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In the tradition of The Emperor of All Maladies and The Noonday Demon, a moving, eye-opening exploration of PTSD Just as polio loomed over the 1950s, and AIDS stalked the 1980s and ’90s, posttraumatic stress disorder haunts us in the early... (read more)

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