The War I Always Wanted: The Illusion of Glory and the Reality of War : a Screaming Eagle in Afghanistan and Iraq
Growing up in the shadows of the giant B-52 Stratofortresses that thundered away from the nearby Barksdale Air Force Base, Brandon Friedman dreamed of becoming a warrior and defending his country. But dreams of heroism and the realities of war can look very different, and when Brandon joined the army as a second lieutenant in peacetime, he had no way of knowing how his world was about to change.
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Friedman grew up in Louisiana, not far from the Barksdale Air Force Base, watching giant B-52 Stratofortresses thunder overhead. A short talk with a recruiter convinced him to join the army, childhood ... Read full review