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Review: The War I Always Wanted: The Illusion of Glory and the Reality of War: A Screaming Eagle in Afghanistan and IraqUser Review - Luis - Goodreads
Wow what can I say about this book. As you may see by my profile picture, I can easily relate to this book, but even more so, I was in his battalion for the whole Iraq invasion and occupation...So ... Read full review
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Review: The War I Always Wanted: The Illusion of Glory and the Reality of War: A Screaming Eagle in Afghanistan and IraqUser Review - Mike - Goodreads
Don't read this one for battle scenes, famous tactical engagements or overall conduct of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. You won't find that here. You will find a fine story of a young lieutenant ... Read full review
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