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Once a marine : an Iraq War tank commander's inspirational memoir of combat, courage, and recovery

Author: Nick Popaditch; Mike Steere
Publisher: New York : Savas Beatie, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Known as "The cigar marine" from an AP photograph taken April 9, 2003, this is the story of Gunnery Sergeant Nick Popaditch from his tours in Iraq, to his injuries which left him legally blind and partially deaf, and to his struggle to remain a true marine.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Named Person: Nick Popaditch; Nick Popaditch
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Popaditch; Mike Steere
ISBN: 9781932714470 1932714472
OCLC Number: 231796131
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 293 p., [16] p. of plates : col. ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Collaborator's Note: Working with "Gunny Pop" xi --
Part 1 Bang, I'm Not Dead 1 --
Part 2 Making This Marine 201 --
Epilogue: The Tip of the Spear 287.
Other Titles: Iraq War tank commander's inspirational memoir of combat, courage, and recovery
Responsibility: Nick Popaditch ; with Mike Steere.
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May 6, 1986: Nick Popaditch arrives at the Receiving Barracks, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, California. April 9, 2003: An AP photographer captures a striking image seen around the world of  Read more...

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