Black Hearts

Black Hearts

One Platoon's Descent Into Madness in Iraq's Triangle of Death

Book - 2010
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Frederick presents the gripping true story of The Black Hearts platoon and the widespread breakdown of discipline that results in depression, drinking, and horrific brutality that culminates with the rape of a 14-year-old Iraqi girl and the cold-blooded execution of her family.
Publisher: New York : Harmony Books, c2010
ISBN: 9780307450753
Branch Call Number: 956.70443 FRE 2010
Characteristics: xxiii, 439 p., [8] p. of plates : col. ill., map ; 25 cm


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Jun 18, 2016

Good book, recommended by library. I'm not as stuffy as those other 2 comments, but if you are a regular person who enjoys a good read about war, you will like this book.

Jun 29, 2014

Not only does Frederick write an illuminating account on how atrocities happen in war, his exhaustive account of the botched Iraq invasion and how it affected this platoon in particular is chilling, riveting and should be required reading for our leaders before they march off to war.

debwalker Apr 02, 2011

From an editor at Time magazine, the riveting account of an Iraq war atrocity and the nightmarish conditions that made it possible.
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