Published February 23, 2004
by Simon & Schuster Audio .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
In In the Company of Soldiers Rick Atkinson chronicles his experiences as an embedded reporter with the st Airborne Division (air assault) during the Iraq war in His book brings back the concerns and fears of that war that have become somewhat blurred by time. I didn't find this book to be quite as engrossing as Atkinson's earlier The Long Gray Line, perhaps because In the Company of /5(). In the Company of Soldiers A Chronicle of Combat “Intimate, vivid, and well-informed On the field of battle where more than journalists were ’embedded,’ Atkinson stood apart as one of the very rare war correspondents who are also fine military historians.” —The New York Times Book Review. Soldiers, his last book, has been seen through the press by his family and friends. There are a few minor errors and misprints, which Holmes himself, with his extraordinary recall of accurate. For soldiers in the st Airborne Division, the road to Baghdad began with a midnight flight out of Fort Campbell, Kentucky, in late February For Rick Atkinson, who would spend nearly two months covering the division for The Washington Post, the war in Iraq provided a unique opportunity to observe today's U.S. Army in by: 3.
From Pulitzer Prize winner and bestselling author Rick Atkinson comes an eyewitness account of the war against Iraq and a vivid portrait of a remarkable group of soldiers For soldiers in the st Airborne Division, the road to Baghdad began with a midnight flight out of Fort Campbell, Kentucky, in late February For Rick Atkinson, who would spend nearly two months covering the division /5(7). In the Company of Soldiers is a dramatic, utterly fresh view of the modern American soldier in action from the premier military historian of his generation. © Rick Atkinson (P) Simon & Schuster Inc. AUDIOWORKS is an imprint of Simon & Schuster Audio Division, Simon & Schuster, Inc. Soldiers Live is a terrific and thrilling conclusion to The Black Company series. It speaks well of the series that I went into the conclusion with only vague notions about how the characters and plot would wrap up (if at all), and with no real demands as a reader that certain characters must live or die, or get to a certain place or with a /5. A superbly written account of the recent unpleasantness in Mesopotamia. Pulitzer Prize–winning Washington Post writer Atkinson (An Army at Dawn, , etc.) saw combat early on in Gulf War II as an embedded journalist with the st enjoyed unusually close access to the division’s commander, Maj. Gen. David Petraeus, a tough “warfighter” who, Atkinson writes, “kept me .
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