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As an original Blackfive.net reader, having been serving in Iraq when Matt Burden started B5, I was gratified to see all those terrific testimonials and essays together in one... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Morris Hayes
As a civilian, I was deeply touched by the insight and passion of each of these stories. There is such a level of sacrifice for each other and for what this Country stands for... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Shana Lyn
The military experience he fumbles in explaining does not meet my military experience nor reality. It is a pity that he is so bitter in this book and soooooo boring. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Chief Petty Officer Bernath but not in a Bill Cosby sort of CPO way
Until the military basically got rid of every blog, soldiers and their families were writing about the experiences of being at war or witnesses to war. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Arizona Reader
Accurate description of the book's condition. Amazing material and content enabling the reader to engage is something that they would not otherwise wise be able to as a common... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Tim
This is one of the truest forms of what war & it's consequences do to our men & women on the frontlines... as well as our future generations causes. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Susan Sitton
I pre-ordered this book before it was compiled by Blackfive & published as a paperback in 2006. I had daily read almost all these bloggers "live" -- as they wrote from... Read morePublished on September 23, 2013 by AngieF
Each of these brave service men put it all out there, Their love of family and country are clear and as a retired military member stationed overseas during Desert Storm, each of... Read morePublished on September 18, 2013 by Peggy Russell
ok why would I want to keep writing writing and writing while all I wanted to say is good. strange.Published on November 28, 2012 by Amazon Customer
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I was monitored, but didn't even know about it until I got back.
I was -- NEVER -- censored, except by myself.
I don't know where CPT O'Meara is coming from, but he has a history of hostility towards several of the bloggers featured in this book, including me.
Sep 7, 2006 by Scott Koenig | See all 11 posts
|Attempted censorship by a singularly obsessed politcal critic||
Of course, you are at odds with even the other Mathew Burden. Burden said, right on CSPAN, that some were prohibited by their commanders from reporting on some things such as "When a patrol went bad".
I have never said that my issue is with their politics. My issue is that they are... Read More
Sep 24, 2006 by Kevin O | See all 2 posts
|The book is a loser||
I'm confused... it's been listed at $10.20 since they posted their selling price...
You do understand the standard discount on Amazon is in the 30-40% region?
Two books you'd probably like and support, for example... House of War (37%) and Crusade, Chronicles of an Unjust War (32%) have a... Read More
Sep 9, 2006 by John Donovan | See all 12 posts