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The Resource Ghost riders of Baghdad : soldiers, civilians, and the myth of the surge, Daniel A. Sjursen

Ghost riders of Baghdad : soldiers, civilians, and the myth of the surge, Daniel A. Sjursen

Label
Ghost riders of Baghdad : soldiers, civilians, and the myth of the surge
Title
Ghost riders of Baghdad
Title remainder
soldiers, civilians, and the myth of the surge
Statement of responsibility
Daniel A. Sjursen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An American officer confronts the realities of war and politics during a year with the 61st Cavalry in Iraq
Member of
Cataloging source
P@U
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Sjursen, Daniel A
Dewey number
956.7044/342
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
DS79.764.B35
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Sjursen, Daniel A
  • United States
  • United States
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Sjursen, Daniel A
  • United States
  • United States
  • Iraq War (2003-2011)
  • HISTORY
  • Armed Forces
  • Military campaigns
  • Iraq
  • Iraq
  • Regions & Countries - Asia & the Middle East
  • History & Archaeology
  • Middle East
Label
Ghost riders of Baghdad : soldiers, civilians, and the myth of the surge, Daniel A. Sjursen
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
not applicable
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: "No shit, there we were": Salman Pak backstory -- Enter the "ghost riders": 2nd Platoon, B/3-61 CAV -- Citizenship and sacrifice: reflections on military service -- Life as a countdown: drinking, training, and otherwise getting by -- Doing more with less -- "These dudes are trying to kill us" -- Indispensable friends: Mark and the interpreters -- Breaking point: fear, loss, and defeat -- Sunni versus Shia: the anatomy of sectarian civil war -- Ushering in the "surge": farewell Mada'in, hello Baghdad -- Troop shortage, troop surge: good people, bad advice -- A night to remember -- Shouting at Lindsay Graham -- Staggering to the finish line: aftermath in a shattered platoon -- Disappointing paths: Iraq, seven years on -- War in the rearview: on life after Iraq -- Coda the power of memory
Control code
920231477
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781611688276
Lccn
2015012184
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 827509
  • 3c2b6968-acc1-4442-9fb8-b21625be9546
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)920231477
Label
Ghost riders of Baghdad : soldiers, civilians, and the myth of the surge, Daniel A. Sjursen
Publication
Antecedent source
not applicable
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: "No shit, there we were": Salman Pak backstory -- Enter the "ghost riders": 2nd Platoon, B/3-61 CAV -- Citizenship and sacrifice: reflections on military service -- Life as a countdown: drinking, training, and otherwise getting by -- Doing more with less -- "These dudes are trying to kill us" -- Indispensable friends: Mark and the interpreters -- Breaking point: fear, loss, and defeat -- Sunni versus Shia: the anatomy of sectarian civil war -- Ushering in the "surge": farewell Mada'in, hello Baghdad -- Troop shortage, troop surge: good people, bad advice -- A night to remember -- Shouting at Lindsay Graham -- Staggering to the finish line: aftermath in a shattered platoon -- Disappointing paths: Iraq, seven years on -- War in the rearview: on life after Iraq -- Coda the power of memory
Control code
920231477
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781611688276
Lccn
2015012184
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 827509
  • 3c2b6968-acc1-4442-9fb8-b21625be9546
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)920231477

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