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

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This book is a compelling read from the inside of the Marine Corps when soldiers went off to Afghanistan and Iraq. The author, Capt. Nathaniel Fick, commanded a platoon that made the first assault ... Read full review

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

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Similar to other "coming of age" military autobiographies I have read, but more thoughtful. Mr Fick was also unafraid to be constructively critical of the Corps. This was a good read. Read full review

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

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Helped in my decision to become a Marine. Good book. Read full review

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

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One Bullet Away is a very strong chronicle of the path and process of becoming a marine officer, and Mr. Fick offers powerful insight into the thoughts and feelings of officers and marines under fire ... Read full review

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

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poignant and a good reminder of how we sometimes fail to fully comprehend sacrifice. Read full review

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

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Capt. Fisk makes the whole experience of learning to lead a Marine platoon and then leading this platoon in combat accessible to everyday readers. If you have a military background you will certainly ... Read full review

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

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"Christeson, cut that stop sign down and put it in the back of the truck". He looked at me in disbelief. An Officer had never before ordered him to commit vandalism. Read full review

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

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Generally tight and concise and very, very compelling, although it drags a little towards the end. Read full review

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

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One of the 6 books on the AMZN Kindle Unlimited program that I wanted to read so I am sprinting thru all 6 during the trial period.....#freebooks An extremely good read that delivers on 2 fronts:(1 ... Read full review

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

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Overall a good book. More of a 3.75 stars than a 4. Excellent re-cpunting of Iraq and the march up. In fact, everything that took place on deployment was excellent. My issue was with the beginning of ... Read full review


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