Just finished 'Generation Kill'
and liked it even more than 'In the Company of Soldiers.'
It's the second book I've now read on the Iraq war -- and the second book in which you can only shake your head at the complete lack of planning for the post-war occupation. Like 'Band of Brothers,'
some of the most heartbreaking scenes occur during the occupation phase. ... Armchair General Savin Hill recently gave a big thumbs-up review for 'Generation Kill.'
Couldn't agree more:
"In addition to reportage of the tragic and horrible, it's also unintentionally mind-bendingly funny. Imagine being stuck in the back seat of your family's worst road trip. Mom and Dad fight the whole trip, your brothers won't stop harassing you, there's never a good place to go to the bathroom -- and everyone in every town you drive through is shooting at you with AKs and RPGs."