Keywords: iraq war

War Reporting for Cowards

War Reporting for Cowards


Chris Ayres

ISBN: 9781555845940
Year of publication: 2005

Chris Ayres WAR REPORTING FOR COWARDS For Lucie The war correspondent has his stakehis lifein his own hands, and he can put it on this horse or that horse, or he can put it back in his pocket at the very last minute Being allowed to be a coward, and not be executed for it, is his torture. Robert Capa, Time-Life war photographer, killed by a land mine in French Indochina, 1954 PREFACE What follows is a confession. It is also a memoir, of sortsalthough I like to think it could be about anyone. ...

Keywords: Iraq War
Viper Pilot

Viper Pilot


Dan Hampton

ISBN: 9780062130358
Year of publication: 2012

Dan Hampton VIPER PILOT A Memoir of Air Combat To my brother fighter pilotsand all who have seen The Elephant. Nothing can compensate my family for the constant worry and sleepless nights my profession caused them but I thank them all, especially my parents and beautiful wife, Beth, for their patience and forbearance. There are only two types of aircraftfighters and targets. DOYLE WAHOO NICHOLSON, USMC Authors Note I WROTE THIS BOOK MYSELF. RECONSTRUCTING THE COMBAT scenes in Viper Pilot wasnt ...

Keywords: F-16 Iraq War Persian Gulf War
Redeployment

Redeployment


Phil Klay

ISBN: 9780698151642
Year of publication: 2014

Phil Klay REDEPLOYMENT FOR MY MOTHER AND FATHER, WHO HAD THREE SONS JOIN THE MILITARY IN A TIME OF WAR REDEPLOYMENT We shot dogs. Not by accident. We did it on purpose, and we called it Operation Scooby. Im a dog person, so I thought about that a lot. First time was instinct. I hear OLeary go, Jesus, and theres a skinny brown dog lapping up blood the same way hed lap up water from a bowl. It wasnt American blood, but still, theres that dog, lapping it up. And thats the last straw, I guess, and ...

Keywords: Afghan War Iraq War
Generation Kill

Generation Kill


Evan Wright

ISBN: 9781101207611
Year of publication: 2004

Evan Wright GENERATION KILL TO THE WARRIORS OF HITMAN-2 AND HITMAN-3: The strength of the Pack is the Wolf. AUTHORS NOTE Because the U.S. Military has partially embraced a conversion to the metric system, Marines measure distances in meters and kilometers, but still use inches and feet and speak of driving in miles per hour. My account of the invasion retains these inconsistencies, switching between the metric and English systems as the troops did. Keeping track of this is simple: A meter which ...

Keywords: Iraq War
Sniper One

Sniper One


Dan Mills

ISBN: 9780312542429
Year of publication: 2011

Sgt. Dan Mills SNIPER ONE On Scope and Under Siege with a Sniper Team in Iraq For Chris Rayment and Lee OCallaghan, who didnt make it home When you go home tomorrow, dont expect anyone to know what you have been through. Even if they did know, most people probably wouldnt care anyway. Some of you may get the medals you deserve, many more of you will not. But remember this. All of you are now members of the front-line club, and that is the most exclusive club in the world. Lt Col Matthew Maer ...

Keywords: Iraq War
Stories of Faith and Courage from the War in Iraq and Afghanistan

Stories of Faith and Courage from the War in Iraq and Afghanistan


Jane Hampton Cook
Jocelyn Green
John Croushorn

ISBN: 9780899570419
Year of publication: 2009

Jane Hampton Cook, Jocelyn Green, John Croushorn Stories of Faith and Courage from the WAR IN IRAQ AFGHANISTAN Dedication Dedicated to those who have lived loudly for liberty in Iraq and Afghanistan and their families. January 1 WHITE HOUSE RUN Jane Hampton Cook, Former White House Deputy Director of Internet News Services Take off your shoes and run, the security officer called to me. Ill never forget that moment on September 11, 2001. Hundreds of my White House colleagues and I were ...

Keywords: & Afghan War Iraq War Religion Spiritual US propaganda
Stories of Faith and Courage from the War in Iraq and Afghanistan

Stories of Faith and Courage from the War in Iraq and Afghanistan


Jane Hampton Cook
Jocelyn Green
John Croushorn

ISBN: 9780899570419
Year of publication: 2009

Jane Hampton Cook, Jocelyn Green, John Croushorn Stories of Faith and Courage from the WAR IN IRAQ AFGHANISTAN Dedication Dedicated to those who have lived loudly for liberty in Iraq and Afghanistan and their families. January 1 WHITE HOUSE RUN Jane Hampton Cook, Former White House Deputy Director of Internet News Services Take off your shoes and run, the security officer called to me. Ill never forget that moment on September 11, 2001. Hundreds of my White House colleagues and I were ...

Keywords: & Afghan War Iraq War Religion Spiritual US propaganda
Stories of Faith and Courage fron the War in Iraq and Afghanistan

Stories of Faith and Courage fron the War in Iraq and Afghanistan


Jane Hampton Cook
Jocelyn Green
John Croushorn

ISBN: 9780899570419
Year of publication: 2009

Jane Hampton Cook, Jocelyn Green, John Croushorn Stories of Faith and Courage from the WAR IN IRAQ AFGHANISTAN Dedication Dedicated to those who have lived loudly for liberty in Iraq and Afghanistan and their families. January 1 WHITE HOUSE RUN Jane Hampton Cook, Former White House Deputy Director of Internet News Services Take off your shoes and run, the security officer called to me. Ill never forget that moment on September 11, 2001. Hundreds of my White House colleagues and I were ...

Keywords: & Afghan War Iraq War Religion Spiritual US propaganda
American Sniper

American Sniper


Chris Kyle

ISBN: 9780062082374
Year of publication: 2011

Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice AMERICAN SNIPER The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History Dedication I dedicate this book to my wife, Taya, and my kids for sticking it out with me. Thanks for still being here when I got home. Id also like to dedicate it to the memory of my SEAL brothers Marc and Ryan, for their courageous service to our country and their undying friendship to me. I will bleed for their deaths the rest of my life. Authors Note The events ...

Keywords: & Autobiography Biography General History Iraq War (2003-) Military
Aftermath

Aftermath


Nir Rosen

ISBN: 9780786727582
Year of publication: 2010

Nir Rosen AFTERMATH Following the Bloodshed of Americas Wars in the Muslim World To my mother and father for making me who I am, To Tiffany, my love, my challenge, To Dakota, may you defy the world the way you defy me. PRAISE FOR AFTERMATH A searing, first-hand account of the consequences of Americas war on terrorism by one of the most respected voices on the Middle East. Honest, fearless, devastating. No one but Nir Rosen could have written this book. Reza Aslan, author of No god but God and ...

Keywords: Iraq War Islam and politics Middle East