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Charlie Battery.

Charlie Battery

Andrew Lubin

Hellgate Press

c/o PSI Research

PO Box 3727, Central Point, OR 97502-0032

1555716423, $16.95 www.hellgatepress.com 1-800-795-4059

"Charlie Battery: A Marine Artillery Unit In Iraq" by Andrew Lubin (American Military university, Charles Town, West Virginia) 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 and MSNBC. A critically important 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 and civilians with an interest in the on-going Iraqi conflict.
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Date:Dec 1, 2006
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