Once A Marine

Once A Marine

An Iraq War Tank Commander's Inspirational Memoir of Combat, Courage, and Recovery

Downloadable Audiobook - 2013
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May 6, 1986: Nick Popaditch arrives at the Receiving Barracks, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, California. April 9, 2003: An AP photographer captures a striking image seen around the world of the Gunny Sergeant smoking a victory cigar in his tank, the haunting statue of Saddam Hussein hovering in the background. Popaditch is immortalized forever as "The Cigar Marine. " April 6, 2004: The tanker fights heroically in the battle for Fallujah and suffers grievous head wounds that leave him legally blind and partially deaf. The USMC awards him with a Silver Star for his valor and combat innovation. April 18, 2004: "Gunny Pop" comes home to face the toughest fight of his life-a battle to remain the man and Marine he was. This is the central drama of Nick's inspiring memoir, Once a Marine: An Iraq War Tank Commander's Inspirational Memoir of Combat, Courage, and Recovery.
Publisher: [Redmond, Wash.] : Savas Beatie, LLC, 2013
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 161121145X (electronic audio bk.)
9781611211450 (electronic audio bk.)
Branch Call Number: eAUDIOBOOK B POPADITCH
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 sound file (08 hr., 31 min., 21 sec.)) : digital
Additional Contributors: Delk, Denny - Narrator

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