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The house of war

  • 342 Pages
  • 4.29 MB
  • English
Morrow , New York
Atatürk, Kemal, 1881-1938 -- Fic
StatementCatherine Gavin
The Physical Object
Pagination342 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24209902M

David Bellavia’s “House to House: A Tale of Modern War” brings you to war torn Iraq and the battle for the streets and houses of Fallujah. Stand shoulder to shoulder with American hero’s as they go house to house against a desperate and fanatical enemy.

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In House to House, David Bellavia recounts his experience of the Battle of Fallujah, the most costly and hotly-contested battle of the second Iraq War. Ballavia provides a vivid description of urban, house-to-house warfare, and I found the book to be a very quick and intense read/5.

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Ballavia is our man with boots on the ground. To read this book is to know intimately the daily grind and danger of men at war." — Anthony Swofford, author of Jarhead.

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