Free for Kindle: Combat and Other Shenanigans: Tales of the Absurd from a Deployment to IraqSubmitted by Ed Thinking on Mon, 05/19/2014 - 10:45
War is hell…but sometimes it’s also funny as hell.
Combat and Other Shenanigans is Lieutenant Piers Platt’s firsthand account of his year as a cavalry platoon leader in Iraq. Wry, action-packed, and poignant, Combat and Other Shenanigans is the absurd-but-true story of the antics the world’s finest soldiers get up to when no one high-ranking is watching.
About the Author
Piers Platt earned his commission as a Lieutenant in the Army in 2002, and spent four years on active duty, including a year-long deployment to Iraq in 2004 as a tank and scout platoon leader with B Troop, 1st Squadron, 4th United States Cavalry Regiment - the "Quarterhorse." He led over 200 combat patrols in the Sunni Triangle, and was named the Squadron Officer of the Year.