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Review: One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer

User Review  - Kevin - Goodreads

Fick writes fluently about the inner life of a platoon leader in training and in combat.Without saying so explicitly, he takes the reader through the process of deciding to "manage down" rather than ... Read full review

Review: One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer

User Review  - Peter - Goodreads

Written from a personal point of view from a Lt. in the marines, with reflections and frustrations of war. It starts from military training to real combat in Afghanistan and Iraq all details of the ... Read full review

Review: One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer

User Review  - Ryan - Goodreads

A very interesting counter piece to Generation Kill - Told by a Lt in the same group of marines. One Bullet Away tends to be somewhat less editorial and thus less of a polished narrative, but still a very good insight to the early days of the war in Iraq. Read full review

Review: One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer

User Review  - Graham - Goodreads

Well written - he makes the story really interesting Read full review

Review: One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer

User Review  - Christine - Goodreads

Enjoyed immensely. Like other recent "slice of life in the military" books I have read, it engenders much respect for the men and women that dedicate their lives to our country. Read full review

Review: One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer

User Review  - Zach Waterbury - Goodreads

I am only 33pages into it and it is very good. I like the details of their work out and what being a Marine means to him. Read full review

Review: One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer

User Review  - Matt Mueller - Goodreads

Nathaniel Fick is a fascinating guy. The subtitle of this book, "The Making of a Marine Officer", really says it all. Read full review

Review: One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer

User Review  - Timothy Ellis - Goodreads

Watched Generation Kill? Then Read this. Read full review

Review: One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer

User Review  - Peter Fortune - Goodreads

Nathaniel Fick was a Marine Force Recon officer—the Marine equivalent of a Navy SEAL. He talks of his path to the SEALs and of the stresses on young military commanders, as well as his own experiences in Afghanistan. Read full review

Review: One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer

User Review  - David - Goodreads

If you want a very good account of the trials and difficulties of today's combat leaders, look no further than this book. I highly recommend it for better understanding of our two currents wars. Read full review


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