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Boots on the ground : a month with the 82nd Airborne in the battle for Iraq

Author: Karl Zinsmeister
Publisher: New York : Truman Talley Books/St. Martin's Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Karl Zinsmeister describes his experiences as an embedded reporter with the 82nd Airborne Division in Iraq as it moved from Kuwait to engage in battle in Samawah in the spring of 2003.
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Genre/Form: Diaries
History
Erlebnisbericht
Named Person: Karl Zinsmeister; Karl Zinsmeister
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karl Zinsmeister
ISBN: 0312326637 9780312326630 031299608X 9780312996086
OCLC Number: 52775207
Description: x, 213 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Is Anything Worth War? --
2. Battle Stations --
3. Time to Fight --
Up the Euphrates --
4. In Iraq --
5. Closer to the Front --
6. Final Assault --
7. The Sacred Profanity of War --
Aftermath --
8. Homecoming --
9. Lessons.
Responsibility: Karl Zinsmeister.
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A portrayal of the powerful bonds of trust, fear, and dedication that bind soldiers involved in battle. This day-to-day diary, written by an embedded journalist in Iraq, is a true-life tale of  Read more...

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"Karl Zinsmeister's splendid report from within the maelstrom of combat demonstrates how the public can benefit when America's superb military is closely observed by a superb reporter."--George F. Read more...

 
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