Battle for Baqubah: Killing Our Way Out

Battle for Baqubah: Killing Our Way Out

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The Battle for Baqubah: Killing Our Way Out is a firsthand account-and sometimes a minute-by-minute tale-of a raw, in-your-face street fight with Al Qaeda militants over a fifteen-month span in the volatile Diyala Province of Iraq. This story is presented through the eyes of a first sergeant serving with B Company 1-12 Cavalry (Bonecrushers), 1st Cavalry Division, out of Fort Hood, Texas.

The author takes the reader into the midst of the conflict in and around Baqubah-Iraq's "City of Death"-a campaign that lasted most of 2007. The author and his fellow Bonecrushers watched as the city went from sectarian fighting amongst the Shiite and Sunnis, to an all-out jihad against the undermanned and dangerously dispersed US forces within Baqubah and the outlying areas.

Product Details

  • Author: First Sergeant Robert S. Colella Ret
  • Publication Date: 2012-04-10
  • Publisher: iUniverse
  • Product Group: Book
  • Manufacturer: iUniverse
  • Binding: Hardcover, 416 pages
  • Item Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 902L x 598W x 106H
    • Weight: 168
  • Package Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 910L x 610W x 140H
    • Weight: 175
  • List Price: $32.95
  • ISBN: 1469791080
  • ASIN: 1469791080

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