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Carnivore : a memoir by one of the deadliest American soldiers of all time

Author: Dillard Johnson; James Tarr
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Amid ferocious fighting that many times nearly took his life, Sergeant Dillard 'C.J.' Johnson is recognized by the Pentagon to have accounted for more than two thousand enemy killed in action while battling inside and out of the 'Carnivore, ' the Bradley Fighting Vehicle he commanded during Operation Iraqi Freedom"--Dust jacket flap.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives, American
Biography
Named Person: Dillard Johnson; Dillard Johnson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dillard Johnson; James Tarr
ISBN: 9780062288417 0062288415
OCLC Number: 850336924
Description: xvii, 296 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Bosnian d-day --
Junior jackassery --
No such thing as friendly fire --
Raindrops keep falling on my head --
Love and marriage, army style --
Eight Ball and the Lipstick Lizards --
Deathtrap --
First contact --
Carnivore, Camel Toe, and Circus Freaks --
Steel beast --
Ambush alley --
Junkyard dogs --
Line in the sand --
Every truck in the country --
Repo men --
The great Baghdad tank battle ... sort of --
Iraqi bullfighting --
The Mafia hit --
Stage 3 --
Exchanging RPGs for IEDs --
Sniping is what sniping does --
The lion's mouth --
Syria vs. Kentucky --
Blood, sweat, and tears.
Responsibility: by Dillard Johnson and James Tarr.

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Offers an insight into the mind and heart of a warrior and offers a look at the lives of troops. This title tells the story of a poor kid from Kentucky who has beaten odds and a loving husband and a  Read more...

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"Johnson led the [Iraq] invasion, taking part in the war's first engagement, cutting a large and bloody swath through the country. ... An aggressive, unapologetic account of one man's brutal war. ... Read more...

 
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