A Soldier's Story of A Forgotten WarBook - 2017
It was just one small hilltop in a small, unnamed war in the late 1990s, but it would send out ripples that are still felt worldwide today. The hill, in Lebanon, was called the Pumpkin; 'flowers' was the military code word for 'casualties.' Matti Friedman re-creates the harrowing experience of a band of young Israeli soldiers charged with holding this remote outpost, a task that would change them forever, wound the country in ways large and small, and foreshadow the unwinnable conflicts the United States would soon confront in Afghanistan, Iraq, and elsewhere.
Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina :, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill,, 2017.
Edition: First paperback edition.
Branch Call Number: 956.9204442 FR
Characteristics: x, 254 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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