Once A Marine
An Iraq War Tank Commander's Inspirational Memoir of Combat, Courage, and RecoveryDownloadable Audiobook - 2013
May 6, 1986: Nick Popaditch arrives at the Receiving Barracks, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, California.April 9, 2003: An AP photographer captures a striking image seen around the world of the Gunny Sergeant smoking a victory cigar in his tank, the haunting statue of Saddam Hussein hovering in the background. Popaditch is immortalized forever as "The Cigar Marine."April 6, 2004: The tanker fights heroically in the battle for Fallujah and suffers grievous head wounds that leave him legally blind and partially deaf. The USMC awards him with a Silver Star for his valor and combat innovation.April 18, 2004: "Gunny Pop" comes home to face the toughest fight of his life-a battle to remain the man and Marine he was. This is the central drama of Nick's inspiring memoir, Once a Marine: An Iraq War Tank Commander's Inspirational Memoir of Combat, Courage, and Recovery.Readers in and out of the military will stand up and cheer for this valiant Marine's Marine, a...
Publisher: Redmond : Savas Beatie, LLC, 2013
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Characteristics: audio file digital,stereo,Digital recording 1 online resource (7 audio files) : digital