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Publisher's Summary

In 2007, US Army Specialist Jorge G. Sandoval Jr. was charged with murder by the very government he had sworn to serve.  

While deployed to the most dangerous area in Iraq known as the "Triangle of Death", Sandoval, an airborne infantryman and elite sniper, was instructed to "take the shot" and kill an enemy insurgent wearing civilian clothes. Two weeks later, Army Criminal Investigation Command descended upon Sandoval's unit and began interrogating the soldiers, trying to link Sandoval and others to war crimes, including murder.  

Captain Craig W. Drummond was the JAG military defense attorney assigned to Sandoval's case. "The case blew up and was closely followed by reporters around the world. After all, a soldier is trained to follow orders, not ask questions or second-guess authority. I knew I needed to prove his innocence or risk other soldiers being tried and convicted for simply doing their job."   

Saving Sandoval covers the events from the moment the trigger is pulled through the trial in a US military compound on the outskirts of Baghdad during the height of US military surge of troops into Iraq. The audiobook brings the listener into the reality of modern warfare in a post-September 11th environment where the enemy does not always wear a uniform and - if an event makes headlines - military leaders are quick to point the blame on the lowest ranking soldiers regardless of the injustice. The fast-paced and detailed account of the investigation and trial testimony from elite Army snipers brings the listener into the courtroom and onto the battlefield of Iraq.

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Unbelievable

Once I started this book there was no putting it down, I know it’s an audiobook but I read as if it were a paper book. I felt so bad for this young man who obeyed an order and was punished for it. I stayed up all night listening to this and I know you will too. The world is so full of strife. Please read this book I recommended you won’t be sorry.

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  • 07-16-20

A brilliant true story court room battle

Really enjoyed this true story it was well presented and very interesting mixing my genres together truth and war