Moment of Truth in Iraq: How a New "Greatest Generation" of American Soldiers is Turning Defeat and Disaster Into Victory and Hope

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Richard Vigilante Books, 2008 - History - 227 pages
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Internationally acclaimed for his vivid shocking and intimate coverage, no reporter knows the battle zones of Iraq better than Michael Yon. The former Green Beret has been getting into the thick of it for years. Now Yon tells the true story of the surge --the last ditch effort of American and Iraqi soldiers to snatch Iraq back from the abyss.Yon has never been co-opted by Left or Right, Military or Media. In 2005, Yon was the first battlefield reporter to write that Iraq was spiraling into civil war. At one point Yon's truth-telling so infuriated the Army he was banished for months. So no one has more credibility reporting on the dramatic turnaround led by General David Petraeus and the still-critical dangers that will make 2008 the Moment of Truth in Iraq Richly illustrated with Yon's hair-raising battlefield photos, Moment of Truth in Iraq is both an urgent missive to Americans demanding answers, and a timeless chronicle of war.

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User Review  - Bbexlibris - LibraryThing

Michael Yon is a journalist, who since 2004 has chosen to report on the situation in Iraq first hand, yep over in Iraq. He isn't allowed to carry a gun, but goes out on missions, watches, encourages ... Read full review

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Michael Yon provides a candid view into the other side of the war effort and whats really going on in Iraq. After reading this book its clear that our soldiers are doing more than the media is telling us. Regardless of how you feel about the war in Iraq this is an excellent book. Read full review


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