An excellent piece of reportage, for both soldiers and civilians alike.
I recommend it for anyone deploying to Afghanistan, interested in the war, interested in Afghanistan, or anyone that knows someone deployed to Afghanistan.
He did a documentary that grew from the book, it is called "This is what winning looks like" you can find it on you tube.
A great read that provides so much more behind-the-scenes information than typically provided through main-stream video media.Published 3 months ago by Thomas G.
This is a good book to get an understanding of the chaotic conditions that take place in Afghanistan. Read morePublished 7 months ago by J. Devincentis
This is an awesome book! The writer, Ben Anderson... is very brave! If you like his work? Check out his documentary videos on youtube: "The Battle of Marjah"... Read morePublished 12 months ago by M.S. Heiser
It was good, I already told several people to check it out. A must read for those who went over and still ask questionsPublished 15 months ago by jeremy edmondson
Should be read by anybody thinking the west has anything to to in Afghanistan. A good account of how it is like there. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Glenn
Not only well written, it is a chronicle of the fighting men and the sorry, yet hopeful Afghans. It will be sad to see them left to the Taliban once again.Published 16 months ago by C Abrams
An unfortunate, but by my veteran friends views, accurate portrayal of the war in Afghanistan. Sad that reading this you will begin to wonder why we are still there.Published 17 months ago by William James Mero
The book was very well written and while reading I felt as though I were there, not as an observer, but as an American soldier involved in the combat.Published 17 months ago by Robert W. Tomlin