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- Random House Publishing Group 2005; US$ 27.00
BONUS: This edition contains excerpts from Bing West's The Strongest Tribe and The March Up. "This is the face of war as only those who have fought it can describe it."?Senator John McCain Fallujah: Iraq?s most dangerous city unexpectedly emerged as the major battleground of the Iraqi insurgency. For twenty months, one American battalion... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 17.00
From a universally respected combat journalist, a gripping history based on five years of front-line reporting about how the war was turned around-?and the choice now facing America. In the course of 14 extended trips over five years, West embedded with more than 60front-line units, discussing strategy with generals and tactics with corporals. He... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
?Smith and West deliver a balanced and unblinking account that will certainly become one of the standard texts on the second Gulf War?.As a result, this book is a sort of microscope-telescope hybrid, moving seamlessly through many levels: Here is the division commander's view of the fight, the regiment commander's view, the battalion commander's view,... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.00
Advanced Praise for The Wrong War: ?Bing West is many things?a battle-wise veteran, a skeptical journalist, and above all a brilliant chronicler of America?s post-9/11 wars. His latest book provides a gripping account of the tactical realities in Afghanistan, but, no less important, it offers strategic counsel at a time when the Obama administration?and... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
"This is the face of war as only those who have fought it can describe it."?Senator John McCain Fallujah: Iraq?s most dangerous city unexpectedly emerged as the major battleground of the Iraqi insurgency. For twenty months, one American battalion after another tried to quell the violence, culminating in a bloody, full-scale assault. Victory came... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2014; US$ 27.00
Battalion 3/5 suffered the highest number of casualties in the war in Afghanistan. This is the story of one platoon in that distinguished battalion. Aware of U.S. plans to withdraw from the country, knowing their efforts were only a footprint in the sand, the fifty Marines of 3rd Platoon fought in Sangin, the most dangerous district in all of Afghanistan.... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2003; Not Available
Dr. James R. Schlesinger former Secretary of Defense and Director of the Central Intelligence Agency As in his previous writings, West's prose has a haunting quality. His tale of brave men left to fight alone should be read by all involved in Allied peacekeeping operations. Could a president confront this situation? Yes indeed. Would he act wisely?... more...