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Ragged Edge : A Us Marine?s Account of Leading the Iraqi Army Fifth Battalion (MP3-CD) (Michael Zacchea

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At a time when the United States debates how deeply to involve itself in Iraq and Syria, Lieutenant Colonel Michael Zacchea, USMC (Ret.), holds a unique vantage point on our still-ongoing war. Deployed to Iraq in March 2004, his team's mission was to build, train, and lead in combat the first Iraqi army battalion trained by the US military. Zacchea tells a deeply personal and powerful story while shedding light on the dangerous pitfalls of training foreign troops to fight murderous insurgents. The Ragged Edge is the first American military memoir out of Iraq or Syria that features complex Arab and Kurdish characters and that intimately explores their culture and politics in a dispassionate way. Zacchea's invaluable lessons about Americans working with Arabs and Kurds to fight insurgency and terrorism come precisely when such wartime collaboration is happening more than at any time in U.S. history.
Number of Pages: 2135
Genre: History, Biography + Autobiography
Sub-Genre: Armed Forces
Format: Mp3_cd
Publisher: Tantor Media Inc
Author: Michael Zacchea & Ted Kemp
Language: English
Street Date: May 9, 2017
TCIN: 52775554
UPC: 9781541453951
Item Number (DPCI): 248-47-7582
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