by Kayla Williams and Michael E. Staub
October 16, 2007 A new crop of memoirs from soldiers in Iraq highlights stories from the front lines, the complications of leadership, and the terrible choices that war presents.
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October 15, 2007 Excerpt: 'Love My Rifle More Than You'
September 12, 2005 American and Iraqi special forces continue door-to-door searches for rebels in northern Iraq on Monday — the same region where author and military intelligence specialist Kayla Williams served. Williams wrote about her experiences in her new book Love My Rifle More Than You: Young and Female in the U.S. Army. As part of the ongoing Day to Day series of conversations about the war in Iraq, Alex Chadwick talks with Williams about her book.
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August 25, 2005 Kayla Williams is a former U.S. Army soldier who served in the Middle East as an Arabic interpreter. She recounts her decision to enlist and her experiences during the Iraq war in a new memoir.
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