House to House

House to House : A Soldier's Memoir

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"House to House" is a soldier's memoir that is destined to rank with the finest personal accounts of men at war. An instant classic in hardcover, this timeless story features a new afterword and a question and answer section with the author. Bringing to searing life the terrifying intimacy of hand-to-hand infantry combat, "House to House" is far more than just another war story. Populated by an indelibly drawn cast of characters, it develops the intensely close relationships that form between soldiers under fire. Their friendships, tested in brutal combat, would never be quite the same. What happened to them in their bloody embrace with America's most implacable enemy is a harrowing, unforgettable story of triumph, tragedy, and the resiliency of the human more

Product details

  • Paperback | 347 pages
  • 137.16 x 213.36 x 20.32mm | 249.47g
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • black & white plates
  • 1416546979
  • 9781416546979
  • 427,806

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"Like St. Mihiel, Normandy, Inchon, and Khe Sanh before it, Fallujah is one of the most horrific and hard-fought battles in U.S. history. SSG David Bellavia's riveting, poignant, and at times even humorous firsthand account vividly emphasizes why this battle must never be forgotten. And why, because of the breathtaking courage of Bellavia and his fellow troops, it was won." -- Andrew Carroll, editor of "War Letters" and "Behind the Lines"show more

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I have read quite a few war memoirs including some about Iraq, but let me tell you, this is one of the best books on war I have ever read! It grips the essence of the world of modern-day soldiers and urban warfare. Shocking and realistic. Its language is simple and effective. A must reading for not only the fans of war books!rnrnI would be surprised if someone did not want to make a movie out of it sooner or later. After 'Black Hawk Down' and 'Generation Kill' this is going to be the new war more
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