American Warfighter: Brotherhood, Survival, and Uncommon Valor in Iraq, 2003-2011

American Warfighter: Brotherhood, Survival, and Uncommon Valor in Iraq, 2003-2011

by J. Pepper Bryars

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ISBN-13: 9780991324859
Publisher: J. Pepper Bryars
Publication date: 06/20/2016
Pages: 350
Sales rank: 690,335
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

Author's Note

PART I: The Invasion, 2003
Chapter One: A Time of War
Chapter Two: "This is what Custer must have felt like." Justin LeHew, Navy Cross, Nasiriyah
Chapter Three: "It was like a horror movie." Eric Geressy, Army Commendation Medal with Valor, Baghdad

PART II: The Insurgency, 2003-2006
Chapter Four: "Shut up and shoot!" Jeremiah Olsen, Silver Star, Baghdad
Chapter Five: "It was almost like fighting zombies." Justin LeHew, Bronze Star with Valor, Najaf
Chapter Six: "It's no fun when the rabbit has the gun." Aubrey McDade, Navy Cross, Fallujah
Chapter Seven: "They picked the wrong dudes to mess with." Jarion Halbisen-Gibbs, Army Commendation Medal with Valor, Baghdad
Chapter Eight: "The place had completely fallen apart." Eric Geressy, Soldier's Medal (Nominated), Samarra
Chapter Nine: "It was all violence of action." Diem Tan Vo, Silver Star, al-Anbar Province

PART III: The Surge, 2007-2008
Chapter Ten: "I'm not gonna wait." Chris Waiters, Distinguished Service Cross, and Joseph Miller, Bronze Star with Valor, Baqubah
Chapter Eleven: "We're black on ammo!" Jeremiah Church, Silver Star, Baqubah
Chapter Twelve: "They called the neighborhood 'al-Qaeda's Castle.'" Eric Geressy, Silver Star, Baghdad
Chapter Thirteen: "It was kill or be killed." Jarion Halbisen-Gibbs, Distinguished Service Cross, Samarra

PART IV: The Withdrawal, 2008-2011
Chapter Fourteen: "You couldn't have paid me to go home." Nick Eslinger, Silver Star, Samarra
Chapter Fifteen: A Time of Peace?

Epilogue
Bonus Material
Selected Sources
Acknowledgements
About the Author

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