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Hearts and Mines: A Memoir of Psychological Warfare in Iraq Russell Snyder

Hearts and Mines: A Memoir of Psychological Warfare in Iraq

Russell Snyder

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ISBN : 9781450293891
Hardcover
268 pages
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The young men thought they knew what to expect of war, but the truth was that nothing had prepared them for the moment when they would have to confront their own loss of innocence. Gleaned from the pages of Russell Snyders wartime journal, HeartsMoreThe young men thought they knew what to expect of war, but the truth was that nothing had prepared them for the moment when they would have to confront their own loss of innocence. Gleaned from the pages of Russell Snyders wartime journal, Hearts and Mines chronicles the experiences of one of the US Armys three-man tactical psychological operations teams during theheight of insurgency in Iraqs untamed Anbar province.In his compelling, behind-the-scenes, first-person account of the Iraq War, Snyder uncovers the unflattering realities of war as he chronicles the life-altering experiences in his daily journal whileoperating along the Euphrates river valley during the spring and summer of 2005. From the heartache he felt as he departed for Iraq to the calamity that followed vicious counterinsurgency fighting, Snydernarrates a candid, unforgettable story that provides an eye-opening look at the barbarism of war, its innocent victims, and the uncertainty and fear of never knowing when the next life will be taken.Hearts and Mines is a vivid portrayal ofconflict, healing, and one mans journey tounderstanding an unforgettable chapter inmodern warfare.