From Publishers Weekly
Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Copyright © American Library Association. All rights reserved
|Amazon Price||New from||Used from|
This book is very well written and informative, action packed, and the author pulls no punches---tells it like it is!
It is a highly detailed account of one young man's journey in the Marine Corps from OCS to the deserts of Afghanistan and Iraq.
Good narrative on the training Marine Corps officers endure to make them true leaders, and the decisions they make in combat.
This book helps explain why some brave people choose to put their self in harm's way for an idea that is bigger than they are. Thank you for your service Marines.Published 4 days ago by Tammy Herpich
I have a hard time reviewing books about combat. Having read what the men in the Pacific went through in WW 2 combat that occurred in Iraq seems a little more clinical. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Will Cline
I read this book along with Generation Kill. The juxtaposition enhanced the experience.Published 29 days ago by Amazon Customer
Awesome, Gracious and Humble. To bad the book had to be written but very good that it was. My prayers for the lost, God bless our warriors. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Greg Stallman
Not my war or rank in the Marine Corps but one of the best books written as a first person account of becoming a Marine Officer and of Iraq War Combat.Published 2 months ago by Edward Burke
This is one of the best written memoirs of the Iraq War that I've read, and I've read my share. The author gives a truthful account, (this is so important) of what it was like in... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Lange
This is a Coming Of Age story with a twist. Not your usual boy - girl thing over the summer. The "boy" in this case is a US Marine Captain Frick in charge of a recon unit... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Stephen F. Whitmore