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David finkel: hi everyone thanks for joining this chat about iraq, the surge, a book i have written called the good soldiers, and an excerpt from the book that appeared in sunday's washington post. The good soldiers by david finkel is which tried to bring order to one of baghdad's toughest areas during the 2007-2008 american surge no single book can. For his 2009 book, the good soldiers, david finkel spent a year embedded in the 2-16 infantry battalion bearing witness to life at the frontlines of the 2007 surge in iraq. Click to read more about descriptions: the good soldiers by david finkel librarything is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers.
Finkel, a pulitizer-prize winning staff writer for the washington post, documents the ups and downs--mostly downs--of the rangers as they become the front line in george w bush's infamous surge, following the soldiers from their home base at ft riley, kansas, to the ied-mined roads of baghdad. The good soldiers by david finkel $2495 buy online it became known as 'the surge' height of his powers comes an incandescent and profoundly moving book. Finkel was embedded with the 2-16th infantry battalion based in baghdad they were to be part of president george w bush’s “surge” in 2007 finkel’s account of the new strategy of the war in iraq is told through his eight month involvement with the 2-16 battalion soldiers, in the us.
And in telling the story of these good soldiers, the heroes and the ruined, david finkel has also produced an eternal tale--not just of the iraq war, but of all wars, for all time faces of the surge beneath every policy decision made in the highest echelons of washington about how a war should be fought are soldiers who live with those. He called it the surge this is just one of the wounded soldiers david finkel writes about in his brutal but compelling book the good soldiers the book. The good soldiers (2009) is a non-fiction book about the 2007 troop surge in iraq written by david finkel, chronicling the deployment of 2nd battalion, 16th infantry regiment of the 4th infantry brigade combat team, 1st infantry division, nicknamed rangers, under the command of lieutenant colonel ralph kauzlarich.
In 2007, a washington post reporter david finkel joined one of the battalions sent to iraq to spearhead the surge he spent eight months with the 2/16 battalion and many more months back in the us completing a book based on the experience called the good soldiers. Read the good soldiers by david finkel by david finkel for free with a 30 day free trial read ebook on the web, ipad, iphone and android.
In his 2009 book, the good soldiers, david finkel produced the definitive look at the boots-on-the-ground soldier in iraq during what has become known as the surge. Abebookscom: the good soldiers (9780312430023) by david finkel and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices. Fifteen months later, the soldiers returned home forever changed pulitzer prize-winning washington post reporter david finkel was with them in bagdad, and almost every grueling step of the way what was the true story of the surge and was it really a success those are the questions he grapples with in his remarkable report from the.