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We Were One Shoulder to Shoulder With the Marines Who Took Fallujah by Patrick K. O"Donnell

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Published by Da Capo Press .
Written in English


  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • 21st century,
  • Military - United States,
  • Marines,
  • Military History - 1990-,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • ASIA,
  • USA,
  • Reference,
  • Military - Iraq War (2003-),
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • General

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9724050M
ISBN 100306814692
ISBN 109780306814693

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  " We Were One is a dramatic tale of courage, hardship, and the extraordinarily difficult challenges faced by a gallant Marine unit in one of the world's deadliest places. Patrick O'Donnell brilliantly and compassionately recounts the story of our American sons called upon to fight, bleed, die, and survive in a hostile land."—Carlo D'Este,Brand: Hachette Books. We Were One was one of the timeless love stories, which spans over the years. Maddie and Nico have grown up in this small town. Nico being the bad boy on a motorcycle and Maddie, the girl who steals his heart/5. We Were One is feelingly narrated by an intrepid war historian who risked his own life to capture every raw minute of their story."--Hampton Sides, author of Blood and Thunder and Ghost Soldiers "A magnificent tale of combat--mixing valor, grit, love, blood and sacrifice/5().   We were each other's completion. She was everything I wasn't--the sigh to my roar, the virtue to my sin, the cure to my wounds. We Were One. Until the unthinkable happened. That I've survived such a tragedy without having completely lost it, is a mystery in itself/5(9).

  Most of the book is a detailed, blow-by-blow description of the brutal street fighting, during which nearly the entire unit became casualties. As the author portrays them, these Marines were heroes and warriors with only macho flaws, such as heavy drinking or practical joking, while their enemies are simply terrorists/5(13). and then we were one - book In Stock New York Times bestselling author Jentezen Franklin breaks it down the way only he can in a very practical, humorous and relevant way. Review of the book We Were One (second battle of Fallujah) by Patrick K. O’Donnell Posted by John Reed on This is a super book. Read it if you have any interest in what’s going on in the “front lines” in Iraq. And Then We Were One - Book How to Affair Proof Your Marriage - SET Your support helps us preach the Gospel to over nations around the globe, produce inspirational resources and continue support for outreach projects.

We Were One chronicles the 1st Platoon’s story, from its formation at Camp Pendleton in California to its near destruction in the smoldering ruins of Were One is an unforgettable portrait of the new “Greatest Generation.”With 16 pages of extraordinary photographs from the front lines of the Battle for Fallujah/5(2). WE WERE ONE. Shoulder to Shoulder with the Marines Who Took Fallujah. with its denizens of insurgent fighters, was pulverized. The bulk of the book, the author explains, is based on “corroborated oral history interviews which have been vetted.” They were gleaned principally from surviving members of the 1st Platoon, Lima Company.   We Were One is a true tribute to the US military's harrowing assault on Fallujah, and Pat O'Donnell's vivid account comes from his own willingness to sacrifice it all to capture this critical moment in history. This book is impossible to put down.5/5(5). We Were One Patrick O'Donnell DaCapo Press c/o Perseus Books Group Eleven Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA $ Author Patrick O'Donnell has written the story of 1st Platoon, Lima Company, 3/1 as they fought their way through the worst part of Fallujah in November