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Why Marines Fight

James Brady

As 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.

As 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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As 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.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Michael Prichard

Length:

11h 58m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

15:44


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

34:15


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

32:30


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

12:36


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

30:18


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

16:20


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

24:57


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

28:36


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

19:28


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

15:23


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

20:11


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

16:39


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

12:57


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

18:04


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

10:46


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

11:26


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

24:28


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

13:34


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

14:41


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

09:34


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

13:32


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

20:03


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

13:31


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

15:01


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:25


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

13:51


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

10:49


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

36:53


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

25:14


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

11:06


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

06:45


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

07:29


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

14:23


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

09:53


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

13:57


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

18:22


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

14:02


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

17:59


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

21:57


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

09:23


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

20:41


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

14:58


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

00:24