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Ghosts of War - The True Story of a 19-year-old Gi

Ryan Smithson

In this extraordinary and harrowing memoir, follow one GI's tour of duty as Ryan Smithson brings readers inside a world that few understand. This is no ordinary teenager's story. Instead of opting for college life, Ryan Smithson joined the Army Reserve when he was seventeen. Two years later, he was deployed to Iraq as an Army engineer. His story-and the stories of thousands of other soldiers-is nothing like what you see on CNN or read about in the New York Times. This unforgettable story about combat, friendship, fear, and a soldier's commitment to his country peels back the curtain on the realities of war in a story all Americans should read.

In this extraordinary and harrowing memoir, follow one GI's tour of duty as Ryan Smithson brings readers inside a world that few understand. This is no ordinary teenager's story. Instead of opting for college life, Ryan Smithson joined the Army Reserve when he was seventeen. Two years later, he was deployed to Iraq as an Army engineer. His story-and the stories of thousands of other soldiers-is nothing like what you see on CNN or read about in the New York Times. This unforgettable story about combat, friendship, fear, and a soldier's commitment to his country peels back the curtain on the realities of war in a story all Americans should read.
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In this extraordinary and harrowing memoir, follow one GI's tour of duty as Ryan Smithson brings readers inside a world that few understand. This is no ordinary teenager's story. Instead of opting for college life, Ryan Smithson joined the Army Reserve when he was seventeen. Two years later, he was deployed to Iraq as an Army engineer. His story-and the stories of thousands of other soldiers-is nothing like what you see on CNN or read about in the New York Times. This unforgettable story about combat, friendship, fear, and a soldier's commitment to his country peels back the curtain on the realities of war in a story all Americans should read.

Language:

English

Length:

5h 54m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:56


Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

18:33


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

08:12


Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 3

17:08


Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 4

07:25


Part 1, Chapter 5
Part 1, Chapter 5

09:25


Part 1, Chapter 6
Part 1, Chapter 6

15:51


Part 1, Chapter 7
Part 1, Chapter 7

15:31


Part 1, Chapter 8
Part 1, Chapter 8

15:16


Part 1, Chapter 9
Part 1, Chapter 9

15:54


Part 1, Chapter 10
Part 1, Chapter 10

16:07


Part 2, Chapter 11
Part 2, Chapter 11

10:14


Part 2, Chapter 12
Part 2, Chapter 12

04:41


Part 2, Chapter 13
Part 2, Chapter 13

21:03


Part 2, Chapter 14
Part 2, Chapter 14

19:19


Part 2, Chapter 15
Part 2, Chapter 15

06:54


Part 2, Chapter 16
Part 2, Chapter 16

15:35


Part 2, Chapter 17
Part 2, Chapter 17

13:43


Part 2, Chapter 18
Part 2, Chapter 18

06:50


Part 2, Chapter 19
Part 2, Chapter 19

14:49


Part 3, Chapter 20
Part 3, Chapter 20

18:58


Part 3, Chapter 21
Part 3, Chapter 21

05:18


Part 3, Chapter 22
Part 3, Chapter 22

09:56


Part 3, Chapter 23
Part 3, Chapter 23

26:19


Part 3, Chapter 24
Part 3, Chapter 24

15:50


Part 3, Chapter 25
Part 3, Chapter 25

13:54


Part 3, Chapter 26
Part 3, Chapter 26

05:49


Part 3, Chapter 27
Part 3, Chapter 27

04:16


Part 3, Chapter 28
Part 3, Chapter 28

01:04