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Red flags : memoir of an Iraqi conscript trapped between enemy lines in the 2003 invasion of Iraq

Author: Amer Faris
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This memoir of an Iraqi soldier writing under a pseudonym uses "red flags" as a metaphor for military targets during his country's invasion by the United States in 2003. He recounts his involvement in Saddam Hussein's army and the government's Baathist principles"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Iraqi
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Faris, Amer, 1976-
Red flags.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2009
(DLC) 2009015400
(OCoLC)298304641
Named Person: Saddam Hussein; Amer Faris; Amer Faris; Saddam Hussein
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amer Faris
ISBN: 9780786454204 0786454202
OCLC Number: 472201356
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 195 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Table of Contents; Foreword by Ibrahim El-Misri; Preface; Part I: A Story of War; 1. Mazin and Ahmed; 2. 111th Battalion, Air Defense Division; 3. The Lambs of the Reeds; 4. The Executed Man's Brother; 5. Radio Sawa; 6. Red Flags; 7. Top Secret; 8. Radio Communication Set; 9. Children Under Fire; 10. It Is All Over; 11. You Are Our Leader, Amer; 12. The Escape; 13. Homecoming; 14. A Door Ajar; Part II: A Diary of Occupation; 15. Life in the Aftermath; 16. The Struggle for a New Iraq; 17. Love, Chaos and a New Life; Index.
Responsibility: Amer Faris ; foreword by Ibrahim El-Misri.

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