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The Resource One bullet away : the making of a Marine officer, Nathaniel Fick

One bullet away : the making of a Marine officer, Nathaniel Fick

Label
One bullet away : the making of a Marine officer
Title
One bullet away
Title remainder
the making of a Marine officer
Statement of responsibility
Nathaniel Fick
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A former captain in the Marines' First Recon Battalion, who fought in Afghanistan and Iraq, reveals how the Corps trains its elite and offers a point-blank account of twenty-first-century battle. Only one Marine in a hundred qualifies for Recon, charged with working clandestinely, often behind enemy lines. Fick's training begins with a hellish summer at Quantico, and advances to the pinnacle--Recon--four years later, on the eve of war with Iraq. Along the way, he learns to shoot a man a mile away, stays awake for seventy-two hours straight, endures interrogation and torture, learns to swim with Navy SEALs, and much more. His vast skill set puts him in front of the front lines. Fick unveils the process that makes Marine officers such legendary leaders and shares his hard-won insights into the differences between the military ideals he learned and military practice, which can mock those ideals
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
  • DLC
  • DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fick, Nathaniel
Dewey number
359.9/6/092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fick, Nathaniel
  • United States
  • United States
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
Label
One bullet away : the making of a Marine officer, Nathaniel Fick
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
  • volume
  • sheet
Carrier category code
  • nc
  • nb
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Peace -- War -- Aftermath
Control code
sky200258861
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
372 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780618556137
Lccn
2005010332
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map on endpapers, portraits, photographs
Label
One bullet away : the making of a Marine officer, Nathaniel Fick
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
  • volume
  • sheet
Carrier category code
  • nc
  • nb
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Peace -- War -- Aftermath
Control code
sky200258861
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
372 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780618556137
Lccn
2005010332
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map on endpapers, portraits, photographs

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