“This book has been compared to the Pentagon Papers in providing a candid description of US decision-making, or lack thereof, and will certainly stand as an excellent start
“a campaign history from this war that is engaging, insightful, and compelling . . .”
“Reminiscent of the many great narrative histories of Allied military operations during World War II, this book is absolutely a must read on these wars.”
“accomplishes a challenging goal of tying all of these conflicts together into a coherent narrative . . .”
“As one of the most highly decorated units in Army history, these men are worthy successors to Band of Brothers . . .”
“These Marines served their county with bravery, ingenuity, and fortitude, and this book is a tribute to their service.”
“The prose is refined, even beautiful, which is unexpected when such a difficult subject is being discussed.”
“The real war will never get in the books.” J.
Following the publication of Lone Survivor and the release of its video counterpart of the same name, author Patrick Robinson discovered that there were questions regarding the account by
“. . . much would have been different in the Afghanistan war if the Bush administration had not decided to go to war in Iraq at the same time.”
“This work contributes to the current military-political literature with its clarity of vision, its minimization of the slant of right leaning biases, and is exemplary presentation of how s
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Former Ambassador and U.S. Special Envoy on Afghanistan Peter Tomsen’s first book has much to commend it.