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The Resource Fallujah awakens : Marines, sheikhs, and the battle against al Qaeda, Bill Ardolino

Fallujah awakens : Marines, sheikhs, and the battle against al Qaeda, Bill Ardolino

Label
Fallujah awakens : Marines, sheikhs, and the battle against al Qaeda
Title
Fallujah awakens
Title remainder
Marines, sheikhs, and the battle against al Qaeda
Statement of responsibility
Bill Ardolino
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Attacks in the Fallujah peaked in 2006 when American and Iraqi government forces struggled with a reinvigorated insurgency and the prospect of premature withdrawal by U.S. forces. Fallujah Awakens tells the story of the remarkable turnaround that followed. Journalist Bill Ardolino explains how local tribal leaders and U.S. Marines forged a surprising alliance that helped secure the famous battleground. It is one of the few books to recount events from both American and Iraqi perspectives. Based on more than120 interviews with Iraqis and U.S. Marines, Ardolino describes how a company of reservists, led by a medical equipment sales manager from Michigan, succeeded where previous efforts had stalled. Circumstance combined with smart, charismatic leadership enabled Americans to build relationships with members of a Sunni tribe who pushed al Qaeda and other insurgents from their notoriously rebellious area"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
956.7044/345
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
DS79.764.F35
LC item number
A74 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Fallujah awakens : Marines, sheikhs, and the battle against al Qaeda, Bill Ardolino
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 290 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781612511283
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012047848
Other physical details
ill., photographs
System control number
  • sky253570059
  • (OCoLC)813910318
  • 843634
Label
Fallujah awakens : Marines, sheikhs, and the battle against al Qaeda, Bill Ardolino
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 290 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781612511283
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012047848
Other physical details
ill., photographs
System control number
  • sky253570059
  • (OCoLC)813910318
  • 843634

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