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Author Kennedy, Kelly, 1970-

Title They fought for each other : the triumph and tragedy of the hardest hit unit in Iraq / Kelly Kennedy.

Imprint New York : St. Martin's Press, 2010.


Edition 1st ed.
Description 318 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents Second platoon meets Adhamiya -- Adhamiya moves from acceptance to hatred -- Charlie Company learns to fight the insurgents -- Charlie Company faces its first losses -- The commander's wife handles Adhamiya's deaths at home -- Top keeps morale high in Hell -- Ladue earns three purple hearts in two months -- McGinnis earns a medal of honor -- The mission continues at home -- Charlie Company tries to play nice with the neighbors -- Charlie Company continues the battle, but faces more death -- A change of command brings a taste of progress -- Charlie Company's leaders look for signs of combat stress -- Charlie Company's mission changes -- Adhamiya becomes a 'gated community' -- Charlie Company beats down flames with friendship -- Alpha Company moves to old mod -- Charlie Company senses a storm and tries to remain calm -- Charlie Company faces its worst day -- Charlie Company pulls back, but seethes -- A first sergeant breaks down -- Charlie Company responds to alpha's catastrophic loss -- Charlie Company mutinies and is torn apart -- The battalion faces its last casualty -- Charlie Company works toward healing -- Charlie Company goes home.
Subject United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 26th (2005- ). Battalion, 1st. Company C
Iraq War, 2003- -- Campaigns -- Iraq -- Aʻẓamīyah.
ISBN 9780312570767

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