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    • Cobra II

    • The Inside Story of the Invasion and Occupation of Iraq
    • By: Michael R. Gordon, Bernard E. Trainor
    • Narrated by: Craig Wasson
    • Length: 25 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 226
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114

    Unimpeachably sourced, Cobra II describes how the American rush to Baghdad provided the opportunity for the virulent insurgency that followed. The brutal aftermath in Iraq was not inevitable and was a surprise to the generals on both sides; Cobra II provides the first authoritative account as to why. It is a book of enduring importance and incisive analysis, a comprehensive account of the most reported yet least understood war in American history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Informative military account of the War in Iraq

    • By Graham on 09-02-07

    Regular price: $39.93

    • The Endgame

    • The Inside Story of the Struggle for Iraq, from George W. Bush to Barack Obama
    • By: Michael R. Gordon, Bernard E. Trainor
    • Narrated by: Rob Shapiro
    • Length: 32 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70

    The Endgame is Michael R. Gordon and General Bernard E. Trainor's most ambitious and news-breaking book to date. A peerless work of investigative journalism and historical recreation ranging from 2003 to 2012, it gives us the first comprehensive, inside account of arguably the most widely reported yet least understood war in American history - from the occupation of Iraq to the withdrawal of American troops.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting Perspective, but One-Sided

    • By Benjamin on 02-09-14

    Regular price: $45.50

    • Cobra II

    • The Inside Story of the Invasion and Occupation of Iraq
    • By: Michael R. Gordon, Bernard E. Trainor
    • Narrated by: Craig Wasson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Informed by unparalleled access to still-secret documents, interviews with top field commanders, and a review of the military's own internal after-action reports, Cobra II is the definitive chronicle of America's invasion and occupation of Iraq, a conflict that could not be lost but one that the United States failed to win decisively. From the Pentagon to the White House to the American command centers in the field, the book reveals the inside story of how the war was actually planned and fought.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An Excellent History of the Second Iraq War

    • By Daniel on 01-14-13

    Regular price: $27.93