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This book is a compilation of writings by service men and women who have fought the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and their family members. It does not take any particular political viewpoint, including authors who support the wars and those who do not. It does, however, provide a very thoughtful "insider's view" of what it means to be in the middle of the war. It gave me a much better understanding of the war than any newspaper article, or even from being deployed to Iraq myself.
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No words can describe the experience of listeing to this compilation of works. You must experience it for yourself.
One word of caution is the language in some of the peices, crude but understandable under the conditions.
My bigest complaint is not with the book, but with Audble's insistance on inserting their "Audible hopes you have enjoyed this program" at the end. It seames totaly inapropriate for this book and many other books based on true life where there is no "happy" ending.
Don't get me wrong, there are many upbuilding stories but, I can only imagine how a mother or sister or brother of one of the "Heros" of this conflict would feel hearing that blurb at the conclusion of the download.
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