Chapter 1 – Bloody Anbar


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1. Buddy Miller, interview with author
2. Marc Bullock, interview with author
3. Joseph Poulter, interview with author
4. James Keller, interview with author
5. “1st MEF takes command in western Iraq”,, 25mar04 
6. “Igniting Fallujah: US killings of protesters in 2003”, RT, 28apr18
7. “Five Days in Fallujah”, The Atlantic, jul/aug04
8. “The legendary Marine who dove onto a live grenade to save his men”, Task & Purpose, 10nov16
9. “Richard Gannon: Heroism in Husaybah”, American Grit, 20apr18
10. Fiasco, by Tom Ricks, p290
11. “Abuse of Iraqi POWs by GIs Probed”, CBS, 27apr04
12. “Bremer exits early from Iraq”, CNN, 2jul04
13. “U.S. Toll in Iraq Reaches 1,000,” LA Times, 8sep04
14. John Sattler, interview in Awakening Vol I
15. Study of the Insurgency in Anbar, 13jun07, Ch 4, pg 48
16. “Details of Mosul mess hall bombing emerge”, NBC, 19aug05
17. “Shiites Outpace Others in Iraq Vote”, Chicago Tribune, 14feb05
18. Study of the Insurgency in Anbar, 13jun07, Ch 4, pg 50

3rd Battalion, 2nd Marines and the fight for Al-Qaim, Iraq

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