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Author Danelo, David J.

Title Blood stripes : the grunt's view of the war in Iraq / David J. Danelo ; foreword by Steven Pressfield.

Imprint Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, c2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  956.7044342 D198Bd 2006    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xii, 340 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Note Maps on lining papers.
Includes index.
Contents Prologue: grunts -- Introduction -- Go tell the Spartans -- Market Street -- The snake pit -- Fallujah, interrupted -- The little things that kill -- Martyrs -- Bad karmah -- All quiet on the western front -- The river -- Inshallah -- Social energy -- Sophomoric behavior -- Season of harvest -- Hail the conquering hero -- Our way of life -- Epilogue: citizens -- Glossary of Marine/Iraqi terms -- United States Marine Corps rank chart.
Summary Offers a behind-the-scenes look at the fight against the insurgency in Iraq, chronicling the experiences of young corporals and sergeants from infantry companies Bravo 1/5, Fox 2/4, Lima 3/7, and Kilo 3/4.
Subject Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Personal narratives, American.
Danelo, David J.
United States. Marine Corps -- Biography.
Added Author Pressfield, Steven.
ISBN 0811701646

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