[Todd S. Brown] Battleground Iraq: Journal of a Company Commander: Journal of a Company Commander [muscovy Book] ePUB – Epub and eBook

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Country The journal tells of the dichotomy of combat operations versus nation building It vividly captures the stresses of combat and corresponding emotions as they accumulate over time in a combat outfit It reinforces the ideal of ca. My son Army ROTC may be in Battleground Afghanistan in a few years Captain Brown s obsession with cleanliness physical training field practice and what s for dinner were instructive His frank observations about the impact of a democratic military on a tribal society were informative The losses he and his unit suffered in one year were eye opening His diary is my introduction to 21st century war a see saw between the boring groundhog days of laying about and the terror anger controlled violence of being hunted hunting and killing and then having diplomatic teas with the population that has come to respect you through fear I can only hope that my son will negotiate the confusions conundrums and disparities of war with as sane an eye as Captain Brown s

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Battleground Iraq: Journal of a Company Commander: Journal of a Company Commander

This gripping journal of a company commander from 2003 to early 2004 in some of the most dangerous areas of post Hussein Ira discusses tactics techniues and procedures as they evolved in the struggle to maintain order and rebuild the. Personal journal of a company commander in Ira from 2003 2004 Full of fighting heat and Groundhog Days Days like the movie where you wake up and do the exact same thing over and over againWhy I started this book Downloaded the RBDigital App and this book before our library trainingWhy I finished it Compelling narrative I binged it in under 24 hours So interesting to read a first hand account from the very beginning of the Ira War

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Maraderie among soldiers and deals with the emotional impact of losing friends in battle Understanding these could prove invaluable to those who courageously serve our nation and will continue to endure them in this and future conflic. Around ANZAC Day Australian New Zealand Army Corps the Australian euivalent to America s Memorial Day I like to attend the local march and service as well as read a book related generally to war Granted I don t limit myself to only Australian material rather I read anything that to extend the concept helps me think about not just the Aussies but the Allied forces in general This time with Battleground Ira I read about Captain Todd S Brown of the US Army is Ira primarily Samarra during 2003 04 Brown captures both the chaos and the mundanity of modern day conflict in the Middle East With a great sense of humour and generally good moral judgement his journal tells a very vivid and engaging story of a bunch of guys over the other side of the world fighting a people they will never understand Often times it was refreshingly un PC He doesn t hold back in expressing his disgust at the practices of particularly the Irai male renegades Nor does he keep to himself his disagreement with the whole hearts and mind argument in rebuilding the country The only thing these people understand is violence he continues to assert All round this provided an unapologetically honest look into the US forces fighting in the Middle East Knowing how much has changed since then how much even the necessity of that invasion in the first place has been called into uestion makes the book all the dramtically ironic


6 thoughts on “Battleground Iraq: Journal of a Company Commander: Journal of a Company Commander

  1. says:

    Personal journal of a company commander in Ira from 2003 2004 Full of fighting heat and Groundhog Days Days like the movie where you wake up and do the exact same thing over and over againWhy I started this book Downloaded the RBDigital App and this book before our library trainingWhy I finished it Compelling narrative I

  2. says:

    My son Army ROTC may be in Battleground Afghanistan in a few years Captain Brown's obsession with cleanliness physical training field practice and what's for dinner were instructive His frank observations about the

  3. says:

    Around ANZAC Day Australian New Zealand Army Corps the Australian euivalent to America's Memorial Day I like to attend the local march and service as well as read a book related generally to war Granted I don't limit myself to only Australian material rather I read anything that to extend the concept helps me think about

  4. says:

    The seemingly inexhaustible use of military lingo the wisdom clearly earned in combat the efforts to make inroads with Irais and the enduring humor despite the tragic costs of war all combine impressively upon the

  5. says:

    Clear and disturbing insight into the realities of Ira in 2004 Makes you reflect on how tragically mismatched the tools training and tasking where to the mission of speed dialling a tribal based dictatorship of the 19th cen

  6. says:

    Outstanding A book that needed to be written and was written well

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