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Hesitation kills a female Marine officer's combat experience in Iraq

Jane Blair 1972-

c2011

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  • Title:
    Hesitation kills a female Marine officer's combat experience in Iraq
  • Author: Jane Blair 1972-
  • Description: Contents; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: A Home and a Country; Chapter 2: The Call; Chapter 3: Matilda; Chapter 4: The War Plan; Chapter 5: Countdown; Chapter 6: Dread Silence Reposes; Chapter 7: Uncertainty and Human Factors; Chapter 8: Red Ink; Chapter 9: Time on Target; Chapter 10: On the Shore, Dimly Seen; Chapter 11: A Dangerous Position; Chapter 12: A Fiery Crash; Chapter 13: Garden of Eden; Chapter 14: Killbox; Chapter 15: National Geographic; Chapter 16: A Turning Point; Chapter 17: Their Blood Had Washed Out; Chapter 18: Star-spangled Banner; Chapter 19: Ashura; Chapter 20: Occupation
    Chapter21: When Free Men Shall StandChapter 22: Mortars in the Garden; Chapter 23: Strategic Corporal; Chapter 24: No Better Friend, No Worse Enemy; Chapter 25: Ribbons; Chapter 26: The Twilight's Last Gleaming; Chapter 27: Home of the Brave; Appendix A: Ranks in the United States Marine Corps; Appendix B: Structure of the 1st Marine Division; Glossary
    This riveting memoir is the first book written by a female Marine about the war in Iraq, and one of the only books written by a woman who has experienced combat first hand. Throughout her deployment, Jane kept a journal of her and her fellow lieutenants' combat experiences, which she drew on to convey the immediacy of life in the military, not just for a woman but for all Marines.
  • Publication Date: c2011
  • Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Format: 1 online resource (323 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-283-07186-X;ISBN 9786613071866;ISBN 1-4422-0878-3
  • Subjects: Blair, Jane, 1972-; United States. Marine Corps -- Officers -- Biography; Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Personal narratives, American; Women marines -- United States -- Biography; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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