Echo in Ramadi: The Firsthand Story of US Marines in Iraq's Deadliest City

Echo in Ramadi: The Firsthand Story of US Marines in Iraq's Deadliest City

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ISBN-13: 9781621577348
Publisher: Regnery History
Publication date: 02/20/2018
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 128,330
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Scott A. Huesing is a retired USMC Infantry Major with over 24 years of service, both enlisted and as a commissioned officer. His career spanned 10 deployments and he conducted operations in over 60 countries worldwide. During his deployments to Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Horn of Africa he planned, led, and conducted hundreds of combat missions under some of the most austere and challenging conditions. He had the privilege to command Echo Company, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines as part of the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), Special Operations Capable (SOC) while attached to 1-9 Infantry Battalion ("Manchu"), 1st Brigade Combat Team (1 BCT "Ready First"), United States Army (USA) as part of the Surge Strategy in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

Table of Contents

Foreword xv

Prologue xvii

Chapter 1 Phone Call 1

Chapter 2 Lieutenants 11

Chapter 3 Movement 21

Chapter 4 Pressure 37

Chapter 4.1 Phrogs 53

Chapter 5 Sixth 59

Chapter 6 Terps 69

Chapter 7 Seventh 79

Chapter 8 Angels 95

Chapter 9 Livestock 103

Chapter 10 Sacrifice 111

Chapter 11 Fallbrook 127

Chapter 11.1 Rollup 133

Chapter 12 Captive 135

Chapter 13 Tigers 147

Chapter 14 Jump 153

Chapter 15 Mopeds 159

Chapter 16 Rafts 167

Chapter 17 Millions 175

Chapter 18 Damage 185

Chapter 19 Ta'meem 195

Chapter 20 West 203

Chapter 21 Gateway 211

Chapter 21.1 Pueblo 225

Chapter 22 Anthem 231

Chapter 23 Mosques 243

Chapter 24 Crush 255

Chapter 25 Governance 261

Chapter 26 Wreckage 273

Chapter 27 Liberty 279

Chapter 28 Tribute 281

Chapter 29 Risk 287

Chapter 30 Unseen 295

Gratitude 301

Index 309

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Echo in Ramadi: The Firsthand Story of US Marines in Iraq's Deadliest City 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A Mustang, an outstanding officer leading from the front. Sets a good example, and steps out of the wire. A good book. Dealing with a KIA, this chapter was a tough part for a Company Commander but your leadership pulled you through. Semper Fidelis.