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Nightcap at dawn : American soldiers' counterinsurgency in Iraq

Author: J B Walker
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A group of US soldiers emailed their observations and experiences from Iraq and their candid opinions on fighting an insurgency. This book is the result.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J B Walker
ISBN: 9781616086176 1616086173
OCLC Number: 759908860
Notes: "J.B. Walker is the collective pen name of a dedicated group of former U.S. Army soldiers"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: viii, 559 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Encounters --
Into the labyrinth : understanding insurgency on the ground --
Children of Gebelawi : inside Sunni and Kurdish insurgencies --
Arabian nights and days : inside the Shia insurgency --
Retrospective : a few simple suggestions --
Epilogue : more scattered crumbs.
Other Titles: American soldiers' counterinsurgency in Iraq
Responsibility: J.B. Walker.
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