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Voyage to a Stricken Land: A Woman Reporter's Battlefield Reporting on the War in Iraq [NOOK Book]

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In June of 2002, war looms and Saddam Hussein still has a brutal grip on a nation in disarray. Sara Daniel travels the length and breadth of Iraq, following the fast-evolving events and interviewing people from all walks of life and all religious and political affiliations: from the Kurds in the north to the rising new politicians in Baghdad and beyond; from the insurgents in Sadr City and Fallujah to the police chief in Basra; from the hospital doctors tending the maimed and wounded to the directors of museums ...
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Voyage to a Stricken Land: A Woman Reporter's Battlefield Reporting on the War in Iraq

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Overview

In June of 2002, war looms and Saddam Hussein still has a brutal grip on a nation in disarray. Sara Daniel travels the length and breadth of Iraq, following the fast-evolving events and interviewing people from all walks of life and all religious and political affiliations: from the Kurds in the north to the rising new politicians in Baghdad and beyond; from the insurgents in Sadr City and Fallujah to the police chief in Basra; from the hospital doctors tending the maimed and wounded to the directors of museums whose collections were ruthlessly pillaged; from ordinary men and women in the streets to those vying to fill the void of power; from American soldiers on deadly street patrol to the highest-ranking officers. Voyage to a Stricken Land offers a cogent, personal history of one of America’s most controversial conflicts.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781628723502
  • Publisher: Arcade Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/21/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 240
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Sara Daniel has been covering the Middle East for the past decade, most recently Afghanistan and Iraq. When not traveling the world for work, she lives with her daughter in Paris.
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Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Introduction xi

1 With the Throat Slitters of Fallujah 1

July 2004

2 The War Without a Name 25

March 2003

3 Tikrit, Mosul, and the Border 37

May 2003

4 The Americans' First Mistakes 49

August 2003

5 The Ominous Shadow of Ali 61

August 2003

6 The DHL Attack, Before and After 69

November 2003

7 With the 101st Airborne 83

November 2003

8 Captain Elliott 95

November 2003

9 Allen, Ed, and Ivan: Soldiers Speak 105

June 2004

10 Journey to the Land of Hatred: Through Iraq from Kuwait to Turkey 113

March-April 2004

11 The Barbarity of Fallujah 133

April 2004

12 From Nasiriya to Palestine, West Virginia: The Epic Tale of Jessica Lynch 147

March 2004

13 The Iraqi Auxiliaries 155

July 2004

14 Dispatches 165

June 2005

Epilogue 189

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