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The Resource Ghost riders of Baghdad : soldiers, civilians, and the myth of the surge, Daniel A. Sjursen

Ghost riders of Baghdad : soldiers, civilians, and the myth of the surge, Daniel A. Sjursen

Label
Ghost riders of Baghdad : soldiers, civilians, and the myth of the surge
Title
Ghost riders of Baghdad
Title remainder
soldiers, civilians, and the myth of the surge
Statement of responsibility
Daniel A. Sjursen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Sjursen, Daniel A
Dewey number
956.7044/342
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Sjursen, Daniel A
  • United States
  • United States
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
Label
Ghost riders of Baghdad : soldiers, civilians, and the myth of the surge, Daniel A. Sjursen
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Publication
Antecedent source
not applicable
Contents
Preface: "No shit, there we were": Salman Pak backstory -- Enter the "ghost riders": 2nd Platoon, B/3-61 CAV -- Citizenship and sacrifice: reflections on military service -- Life as a countdown: drinking, training, and otherwise getting by -- Doing more with less -- "These dudes are trying to kill us" -- Indispensable friends: Mark and the interpreters -- Breaking point: fear, loss, and defeat -- Sunni versus Shia: the anatomy of sectarian civil war -- Ushering in the "surge": farewell Mada'in, hello Baghdad -- Troop shortage, troop surge: good people, bad advice -- A night to remember -- Shouting at Lindsay Graham -- Staggering to the finish line: aftermath in a shattered platoon -- Disappointing paths: Iraq, seven years on -- War in the rearview: on life after Iraq -- Coda the power of memory
Control code
ocn920231477
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781611688276
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)920231477
Label
Ghost riders of Baghdad : soldiers, civilians, and the myth of the surge, Daniel A. Sjursen
Publication
Antecedent source
not applicable
Contents
Preface: "No shit, there we were": Salman Pak backstory -- Enter the "ghost riders": 2nd Platoon, B/3-61 CAV -- Citizenship and sacrifice: reflections on military service -- Life as a countdown: drinking, training, and otherwise getting by -- Doing more with less -- "These dudes are trying to kill us" -- Indispensable friends: Mark and the interpreters -- Breaking point: fear, loss, and defeat -- Sunni versus Shia: the anatomy of sectarian civil war -- Ushering in the "surge": farewell Mada'in, hello Baghdad -- Troop shortage, troop surge: good people, bad advice -- A night to remember -- Shouting at Lindsay Graham -- Staggering to the finish line: aftermath in a shattered platoon -- Disappointing paths: Iraq, seven years on -- War in the rearview: on life after Iraq -- Coda the power of memory
Control code
ocn920231477
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781611688276
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)920231477

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