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Staff Sergeant Camilo Mejia became the new face of the anti-war movement in 2004 when he applied for discharge from the army as a conscientious objector. Now released after serving nearly nine months in prison, Mejia tells his own story in his own words. Most powerful are his firsthand experiences of prison abuse, senseless patrols inviting insurgent attacks, discord among demoralised comrades and the constant brutalisation of Iraqis by paranoid, trigger-happy GIs.' - Publisher's Weekly'

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781931859530
ISBN-10: 1931859531
Format: Paperback
(215mm x 139mm x 21mm)
Pages: 300
Imprint: Haymarket Books
Publisher: Haymarket Books
Publish Date: 26-Feb-2009
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Camilo Mejia

Camilo Mejia grew up in Nicaragua and Costa Rica before moving to the United States in 1994. He joined the military at age nineteen, serving as an infantryman in the active-duty army for three years before transferring to the Florida National Guard. He fought in Iraq for five months. He currently lives in Miami. Chris Hedges is the author of War is a Force That Gives Us Meaning.

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Road from Ar Ramadi by Camilo Mejia

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