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The Marines' Memorial Club Presents SCOTT A. HUESING

Scott Huesing author photo and Echo in Ramadi cover image

The Marines' Memorial presents Scott A. Huesing, author of Echo in Ramadi: The Firsthand Story of US Marines in Iraq's Deadliest City

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"In war, destruction is everywhere. It eats everything around you. Sometimes it eats at you." --Major Scott Huesing, Echo Company Commander

From the winter of 2006 through the spring of 2007, two-hundred-fifty Marines from Echo Company, Second Battalion, Fourth Marine Regiment fought daily in the dangerous, dense city streets of Ramadi, Iraq during the Multi-National Forces Surge ordered by President George W. Bush. The Marines' mission: to kill or capture anti-Iraqi forces. Their experience: like being in Hell. 

Now Major Scott A. Huesing, the commander who led Echo Company through Ramadi, takes readers back to the streets of Ramadi in a visceral, gripping portrayal of modern urban combat. Bound together by brotherhood, honor, and the horror they faced, Echo's Marines battled day-to-day on the frontline of a totally different kind of war, without rules, built on chaos. In Echo in Ramadi, Huesing brings these resilient, resolute young men to life and shows how the savagery of urban combat left indelible scars on their bodies, psyches, and souls. Like war classics We Were SoldiersThe Yellow Birds, and Generation KillEcho in Ramadi is an unforgettable capsule of one company's experience of war that will leave readers stunned.

Event date: 
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 6:00pm
Event address: 
Marines' Memorial Theater
609 Sutter St
San Francisco, CA
Event Terms: 
Echo in Ramadi: The Firsthand Story of US Marines in Iraq's Deadliest City Cover Image
ISBN: 9781621577348
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Published: Regnery History - February 20th, 2018

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