The Devil's Sandbox
With the 2nd Battalion, 162md Infantry at War in Iraq
By (author) John R. Bruning
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Devil's Sandbox by John R. Bruning
Book DescriptionOffering the story of the 2nd Battalion of Oregon's 162nd Infantry Regiment (2/162) in Iraq, this book gives readers an intimate look at the reality of National Guardsmen at war. Follow the 2/162 from their call-up in the summer of 2003 to their return home in the spring of 2005. The "Devil's Sandbox" immerses readers in some of the fiercest fighting of the Iraq War and in some of the most rewarding and forward-looking civil affairs projects aimed at rebuilding this broken nation. It offers rare insight into what this war means for the citizen-soldier at home and abroad.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780760323946
(229mm x 152mm x 31mm)
Imprint: Zenith Press
Publisher: Motorbooks International
Publish Date: 26-Jan-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - John R. Bruning
John R. Bruning has been a professional military historian and writer since 1990. He is the author of Crimson Sky: The Air Battle for Korea, Jungle Ace, Elusive Glory, Ship Strike Pacific, Luck of the Draw, and The Devil\u2019s Sandbox: With the 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry at War in Iraq. He served as an embedded civilian historian with the 2/162 during Operation Southern Comfort, the post Hurricane Katrina relief operation in New Orleans. Bruning also has numerous articles, documentaries, multimedia CD-ROM programs, flight simulators, and museum displays to his credit. He lives in Independence, Oregon."
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