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House to house : an epic memoir of war

A Medal of Honor and Distinguished Service Cross nominee traces his 2004 tour of duty in Fallujah, documenting his participation in grueling hand-to-hand battles against insurgents in countless sabotaged homes.

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  • "A Medal of Honor and Distinguished Service Cross nominee traces his 2004 tour of duty in Fallujah, documenting his participation in grueling hand-to-hand battles against insurgents in countless sabotaged homes."@en
  • "Staf sergeant Ballavia's account of the fierce 2004 fighting in Fallujah. Portraying himself as a hard-bitten, foul-mouthed, superbly trained warrior, deeply in love with America and the men in his unit, contemptuous of liberals and a U.S. media that falls to support soldiers fighting in the front lines of the global war on terror, Bellavia begins with a nasty urban shootout against Shiite insurgent militias. SIx months later, his unit prepares to assault the massively fortified city of Fallujah in a ferocious battle that takes up the rest of the book. Bellavia writes a precise, hour-by-hour account of the fighting, featuring repeated heroic feats and brave sacrifice from Americans buy none from the enemy, contemptuously dismissed as drug-addled, suicidal maniacs."@en
  • "In November, 2004, a U.S. infantry squad in Fallujah plunged into one of the most sustained and savage urban battles in the history of American men at arms. Ssg. Bellavia and his men confronted an enemy who had had weeks to prepare, booby-trapping houses, arranging ambushes, rigging entire city blocks as explosive-laden kill zones, and even stocking up on steroids. Entering one house, alone, Bellavia faced the fight of his life against six insurgents, using every weapon at his disposal, including a knife. Bringing to life the terrifying intimacy of hand-to-hand infantry combat, and populated by a well-drawn cast of characters, this is more than just another war story. The book develops the intensely close relationships that form between soldiers under fire, in a harrowing story of triumph, tragedy, and the resiliency of the human spirit.--From publisher description."@en
  • "In November, 2004, a U.S. infantry squad in Fallujah plunged into one of the most sustained and savage urban battles in the history of American men at arms. Ssg. Bellavia and his men confronted an enemy who had had weeks to prepare, booby-trapping houses, arranging ambushes, rigging entire city blocks as explosive-laden kill zones, and even stocking up on steroids. Entering one house, alone, Bellavia faced the fight of his life against six insurgents, using every weapon at his disposal, including a knife. Bringing to life the terrifying intimacy of hand-to-hand infantry combat, and populated by a well-drawn cast of characters, this is more than just another war story. The book develops the intensely close relationships that form between soldiers under fire, in a harrowing story of triumph, tragedy, and the resiliency of the human spirit.--From publisher description."

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  • "Autobiografické vzpomínky"
  • "Biography"
  • "Personal narratives"@en
  • "Personal narratives"
  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "Autobiographical reminiscences"
  • "Erlebnisbericht"

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  • "House to house : an epic memoir of war"
  • "House to house : an epic memoir of war"@en
  • "House to house : a tale of modern war"
  • "House to house : an epic of urban warfare"@en
  • "House to House : an Epic Memoir of War"@en
  • "House to house : a soldier's memoir"
  • "House to house : an epic momoir of war"
  • "Dům od domu : vzpomínky seržanta americké pěchoty na druhou bitvu o Fallúdžu"
  • "Fallouja!"