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"Charlie Battery: A Marine Artillery Unit In Iraq" by
Andrew Lubin (American Military university American Military University (AMU) is a private, for profit online university and a member institution of the American Public University System. It is one of the oldest and largest online universities. , Charles Town, West Virginia
Charles Town is a city in Jefferson County, West Virginia USA. The population was 2,907 at the 2000 census. )
is the fascinating and informative account of a Marine Corps artillery
unit and their experiences on the front line in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Professor Lubin is the father of one of the Charlie Battery Marines and
has a very special perspective in relating the history of the
unit's preparation for war, deployment to the front lines, and
eventual return home. Drawing upon interviews with the Marines, their
commanding officers, and their families, "Charlie Battery"
provides a true and accurate account of the early days of the Iraqi
War--a war that unlike any other America has waged, allowed the families
of the marines to watch the progress of the war and their son's
participation in it live on CNN CNN
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contribution to community and academic library Military Studies
reference shelves, "Charlie Battery" is a compelling,
informative reading - and especially commended to the attention of
military buffs The name Buffs can mean:
and civilians with an interest in the on-going Iraqi
- Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment), a British army unit
- Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes
- Buffs Company, a Rifle Company of The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada that parades out of Dalton Armoury in Scarborough.