The Fighting 69th

One Remarkable National Guard Unit's Journey from Ground Zero to Baghdad

by Sean Michael Flynn

Hardcover, 300 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $25.95 | purchase

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The Fighting 69th
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One Remarkable National Guard Unit's Journey from Ground Zero to Baghdad
Author
Sean Michael Flynn

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Presents a dramatic comparison of the Fighting 69th Infantry before and after the September 11, 2001 attacks, describing how a unit of largely untrained and unequipped immigrants became a battle-hardened troop in one of Baghdad's most dangerous regions.