Joker One

Joker One

A Marine Platoon's Story of Courage, Leadership, and Brotherhood

Book - 2009
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A sobering account of the seven-month street to street, house to house battle in Ramadi fought by Marine platoon "Joker One" and the platoon's commander, Lt. Campbell
Publisher: New York : Random House, 2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781400067732
Characteristics: xi, 313 p. : maps ; 25 cm


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Feb 02, 2018

Saddle up and come along on a Tour of duty in a very unfriendly place, the Heat,the Dust, and an Elusive enemy,. Who is using civilians as a Shield and IEDs(improvised explosive device) and RPGs(rocket propelled grenade)as a means to kill you. All the while living with the Day to Day trials and tribulations of responsibility to keep yourself and your men alive. You are here to help a Citizenry that did not exactly welcome you with open arms. Your primary mission is to hunt down and "Kill the Bad Guys" who are not readily identifiable.This is a first person view into the world of being a platoon commander in this environment. Meet the Individuals who become members of a Team. The Team of 1st Platoon,Golf Company,2nd Battalion,4th Marines. Radio call sign Joker One. Semper Fi ! Sgt of U.S.Marines long ago.


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