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Heavy Metal A Tank Company's Battle to Baghdad

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ISBN-10: 1574888579

ISBN-13: 9781574888577

Edition: 2006

Authors: Jason Conroy, Ron Martz

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During the Iraq War, coauthor Capt. Jason Conroy commanded Charlie Company, which was part of Task Force 1-64, 2d Brigade Combat Team, part of the U.S. Army's 3d Infantry Division. A tank unit equipped with mammoth M1A1 Abrams tanks, Conroy's company was literally at the tip of the U.S. Army's spear and one of the first elements into Baghdad. Veteran journalist Ron Martz was embedded in Charlie Company. Together, from the unique perspective of an armor unit that was in nearly continuous combat for four straight weeks, Conroy and Martz tell the unvarnished story of what went right and what went deadly wrong in Iraq. Conroy and his soldiers were able to overcome supply shortages, intelligence…    
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Potomac Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.91" wide x 9.84" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 1.474
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Point Blank: The Battle for Mahmudiyah
Rock of the Marne
The Making of Charlie Company
Operation Desert Spring
The Wait in Kuwait
Heavy Metal and Rock & Roll
Sand and Fury
Cobras Lead the Way
The Night It Rained Mud
The Battle for Najaf
Checkpoint Charlie
The Road to Baghdad
Thunder Run I
Sorting Things Out
Thunder Run II
Rooting out the Remnants
Baghdad Bedlam and Other National Treasures
Beyond Baghdad
Appendix: Charlie Company Roster and Vehicle Assignments