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House to House: An Epic Memoir of War. David Bellavia, Author, John Bruning, With. Free Press $26 (p) ISBN House to House by David Bellavia – One of the great heroes of the Iraq War, Staff Sergeant David Bellavia captures the brutal action and raw intensity of leading. SSG David Bellavia on House to House. Updated a long time ago. We had the honor of welcoming back to Pundit Review Radio SSG David Bellavia. It’s not.

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I would have been interested in hearing more about the emotional aspects, but that was not the motive of the author. Set up a giveaway. Thank you for your feedback. SSgt Bellavia’s gripping account of the battle in Fallujah is what jumpstarted my love of war memoirs again.

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Readers will encounter a nuts-and-bolts description of weapons, house-to-house tactics, gallantry and tragic mistakes, culminating with a glorious victory hiuse, in Bellavia’s view, will go down in history with the invasion of Normandy.

He constantly told how proud he was of his men, how honored he was to serve with Fitts, Faulkenburg, Iwan, Bellxvia, Cantrell and on several different occasions indicating how other soldiers both his subordinates and his superiors were his heros.

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I honestly didn’t even know that prior to reading this book. But what they are truly fighting for is the man on their left side and the man on their right side who has become their brother.

And although Bellavia had some help with a veteran writer, Bruning, I can hear Bellavia in every sentence.


be,lavia The Story of U. Memoirs of a Fallujah Marine. A Frontline Account of the Battle for Fallujah. The book is a good read, I won’t take that away from it, but I did drop a star because I couldn’t always stand Bellavia’s agro junkie attitude.

So patient, so focused as they mow the enemy down. I absolutely loved it, that was never a question. Six months later, his unit prepares to assault the massively fortified city of Fallujah in a ferocious battle that takes up the rest houze the book. Showing of advid. Recommending professional reading for the US Army.

No matter WHAT your feelings about the war, this memoir raised my appreciation for what our soldiers go through. The insurgents were dedicated to the death of the American soldiers, and they realized this goal too many times.

House to House: An Epic Memoir of War by David Bellavia

Read reviews that mention house to house ssg bellavia david bellavia well written must read battle of fallujah read this book men and women ever read recommend this book staff sergeant god bless iraq war great book great read feel like edge of your seat anyone who wants highly recommend sgt bellavia. Even those of us who served in the military have no concept of what the few have endured. As written by this soldier, this was a unique battle which quickly became very personal as they engaged their enemy in so many of the housing units.

The majority of the book is written as a present tense narrative surroun I read this book looking for a “on the ground” perspective of the Iraq War from an actual U. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. An amazing gentleman, in the truest sense. Like a pitch-by-pitch record of a baseball game, this detailed battle description will fascinate enthusiasts and bore everyone else.


This is not the sanitized version you see on tv; this is how the actions really unfold from the pure joy in killing another human being to the nonstop diarrhea to the lengths one must go in hand to hand combat to the death.

This is not the sanitized version you see on tv; this is how the actions really unfold from the pure joy in killing another human being to the nonstop diarrhea to the lengths one must go in hand to hand co This is an Army NCO infantryman’s account of some of his experiences in Iraq in and particularly about his platoon’s part in the battle of Fallujah.

Army, including some of the most intense fighting of the Iraq War. Once again, I couldn’t put the book down, it was a very fun and fast read. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

This account should be a classic, illuminating not only his experience, or even that of his war, but of soldiers in all modern wars. Dec 12, Austin rated it it was housw.

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Oct 13, Maria rated it liked it Shelves: The book’s only downside is the fraudulent romantic machismo hohse author invokes to motivate himself. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. In House to House, David Bellavia recounts his experience of the Battle of Fallujah, the most costly and hotly-contested battle of the second Iraq War. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.