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House to house : an epic memoir of war

Verfasser/in: David Bellavia; John R Bruning
Verlag: New York : Free Press, 2007.
Ausgabe/Format   Buch : Biografie : Englisch : 1st Free Press hardcover edAlle Ausgaben und Formate anzeigen
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In November, 2004, a U.S. infantry squad in Fallujah plunged into one of the most sustained and savage urban battles in the history of American men at arms. Ssg. Bellavia and his men confronted an enemy who had had weeks to prepare, booby-trapping houses, arranging ambushes, rigging entire city blocks as explosive-laden kill zones, and even stocking up on steroids. Entering one house, alone, Bellavia faced the fight  Weiterlesen…
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Gattung/Form: Personal narratives, American
Name: David Bellavia
Medientyp: Biografie, Internetquelle
Dokumenttyp: Buch, Internet-Ressource
Alle Autoren: David Bellavia; John R Bruning
ISBN: 9781416574712 1416574719
OCLC-Nummer: 85899029
Beschreibung: xi, 321 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Inhalt: Prologue: The coffins of Muqdadiyah --
In the shit --
Beyond redemption --
The measure of a man --
Land rush --
Machines of loving grace --
The first angel --
Battle madness --
Doorways --
Dorothy's Oz gate --
Shadows and wraiths --
Rooftop Alamo --
The stay puft marshmallow cock --
Where feral dogs feed --
Better homes and gardens --
"The power of Christ compels you" --
The failed test of manhood --
A soldier's prayer --
Man-to-Man --
Blood oath --
The last caress --
A smoke on borrowed time --
Nut to butt in body bags --
Epilogue: Broken promises.
Verfasserangabe: David Bellavia ; with John R. Bruning.
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A nominee for the Medal of Honor and the Distinguished Service Cross, Sgt. Bellavia tells the raw, compelling story of how he miraculously survived a brutal tour of duty in Fallujah, Iraq. Eight  Weiterlesen…

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