Whether you are for or against the war in Iraq, everyone should read this book.
Andrew Lubin uses many interviews with the families and Marines to help tell the story of Charlie Battery's wartime experience.
This book lives in the heart of what it means to be a Marine -- and what it means to those who love a Marine.
My reading about war is usually focused on newspapers or fiction written about war, until the latest title on my list. Read morePublished on July 14, 2012 by Diane D. Tetreault
I believe Andrew wrote this book for families of military members especially those in the Marine Corp. Read morePublished on March 25, 2011 by Phillip White
"If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?" ...
This question considers the riddle of unperceived existence. Read more
Having worked with Andrew Lubin, and knowing his caliber of journalistic integrity, I am not surprised at the quality of the book. Read morePublished on December 23, 2010 by Colin D. Heaton
A geat book which gives a very detailed account of the events . Plus it has a lot of Marine spirit in it . I enjoyed reading it very much !Published on December 4, 2010 by Martin
It has been said that America has outsourced its wars in Afghanistan and Iraq to members of the military and their families. Sadly, this is too true. Read morePublished on October 21, 2010 by Charles W. Grau
"It's a very odd feeling to see your son's unit fighting
live on TV- an absolutely helpless, useless feeling. Read more
If you have an interest in the military, and would like to read about it from a very human point of view, you'll appreciate Charlie Battery as much as I did. Read morePublished on March 19, 2010 by G. Strickland
This is one of a very few books that I can say I spent the day in bed to finish. It probably spoke to me most deeply because I have a child who, like Andrew's son, has done a few... Read morePublished on November 12, 2009 by Kathleen Van Wie