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The Resource The fighting 69th : one remarkable National Guard Unit's journey from Ground Zero to Baghdad, Sean Michael Flynn

The fighting 69th : one remarkable National Guard Unit's journey from Ground Zero to Baghdad, Sean Michael Flynn

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The fighting 69th : one remarkable National Guard Unit's journey from Ground Zero to Baghdad
Title
The fighting 69th
Title remainder
one remarkable National Guard Unit's journey from Ground Zero to Baghdad
Statement of responsibility
Sean Michael Flynn
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On the eve of September 11, 2001, New York City's National Guard regiment, the Fighting 69th Infantry, was not fit for duty. Most of its soldiers were immigrant kids with no military experience and no intention of serving their country very long. Once an all-Irish outfit, the 69th was now a mix of Latinos, African Americans, Eastern European Americans, Asian Americans, and a few token Irish Americans. Their uniforms were incomplete and their equipment was downright derelict. Then came September 11. Sean Flynn, himself a member of the 69th, chronicles the transformation of this motley band of amateur soldiers into a battle-hardened troop, now at work in one of the most lethal quarters of Baghdad. At home on the concrete and asphalt like no other unit in the U.S. Army, Gotham's Fighting 69th brings its own rough justice to this lawless precinct by turning to the street-fighting tactics they grew up with.--From publisher description
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DLC
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Flynn, Sean Michael
Dewey number
356/.113097471
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
UA363.5 69th
LC item number
.F59 2007
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • New York (State)
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
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The fighting 69th : one remarkable National Guard Unit's journey from Ground Zero to Baghdad, Sean Michael Flynn
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Publication
Note
Includes index
Control code
ocn173640965
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 300 p.
Isbn
9780670018437
Lccn
2007040436
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)173640965
Label
The fighting 69th : one remarkable National Guard Unit's journey from Ground Zero to Baghdad, Sean Michael Flynn
Link
Publication
Note
Includes index
Control code
ocn173640965
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 300 p.
Isbn
9780670018437
Lccn
2007040436
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)173640965

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