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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Review: 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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Former Green Beret and Dustoff pilot, Michael Yon, completely changed my opinion about our involvement in Iraq as a whole. I'm as liberal as they come. Like many on the left, I thought this war was ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Matt - Goodreads

The Moment of Truth In Iraq is a very nice read. Great combination of action, and background. This is a nice perspective of the progress, strategy and intelligence as the US forces worked with the ... Read full review

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Be Not Afraid
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Witness
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Walking the Line
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