Why Marines Fight
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Why Marines Fight by James Brady
Book DescriptionAs the war in Iraq continues, the idea of being a soldier in wartime is of interest to many Americans. Why Marines Fight by James Brady is a ruthlessly candid book told in the words of U.S. Marines themselves, who answer provocative questions about what drives them to fight and why so competently and ferociously. For more than two centuries, U.S. Marines have been among the world's fiercest and most admired of warriors. This pounding look into the U.S. Marines is magnificent in scope and is written by an author whom some marines consider to be the unofficial poet laureate of their corps. Brady interviews combat marines from wars ranging from World War II to Iraq and Afghanistan, and records their responses in their own unique and powerful voices. These he crafts into an authentically American story of a country at war as seen throught he eyes of its warriors. Americans who experience Brady's chronicle of this part of a soldier's life and its lasting effect may find it impossible to forget.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781400105236
(137mm x 163mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Tantor Media, Inc
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
Publish Date: 30-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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Why Marines Fight, Paperback / softback (March 2010)
In their own brutally candid, often moving words, Marines tell why they are Marines, what inspires them to fight so fiercely, and why some grow to love battle.
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Author Biography - James Brady
James Brady (1928-2009), creator of the "Page Six" gossip column in the "New York Post" and long-time writer of the "In Step With" column in "Parade" magazine, is the author of the "New York Times" bestseller "Warning of War" and the highly praised memoir "The Coldest War," which was a Pulitzer Prize finalist. Michael Prichard is a professional narrator and stage and film actor who has played several thousand characters during his career. An Audie Award winner, he has recorded well over five hundred books and has earned several "AudioFile" Earphones Awards. Michael was also named a Top Ten Golden Voice by "SmartMoney" magazine.
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