House to House: An Epic Memoir of War. David Bellavia, Author, John Bruning, With. Free Press $26 (p) ISBN House to House by David Bellavia – One of the great heroes of the Iraq War, Staff Sergeant David Bellavia captures the brutal action and raw intensity of leading. SSG David Bellavia on House to House. Updated a long time ago. We had the honor of welcoming back to Pundit Review Radio SSG David Bellavia. It’s not.

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There was turnover in the upper levels of the military and government, unrest in the new Iraqi government, and the emergence of disciplined angry Muslim extremists who fought a new type of battle.

Staff Sergeant David Bellavia spent six years in the U. The violence depicted in the chapters portraying the battle feels brutal and unfiltered.

It is the stuff of legend and the chief reason he is one of the great heroes of the Iraq War. I know this book wasn’t written for SSG Bellavia to thump his chest and show the world he is “the man”. It doesn’t let up until the final pages.

He covers literally every moment and thought through a graceful read. Yet, there was nothing light-hearted at all when it came to the mission they were there for Those kids in my squad, those kids of mine, they are everything.


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Hats off to SSG David Bellavia, for all that he had to leave behind here at home, even though being able to withstand homesickness came with a price so well lived. I had read countless war stories dafid and I had loved most of them.

Please try again later. Videos About This Book. This account should be a classic, illuminating not only his experience, or even that of his war, but of soldiers in all modern wars. No soldier should have to return eavid to hatred and civil unrest. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

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Pocket Star; Reprint edition December 30, Language: This is an Army NCO infantryman’s account of some of his experiences in Iraq in and particularly about his platoon’s part in the battle of Fallujah. No matter WHAT your feelings about the war, this memoir raised my appreciation for what our soldiers go through. This is not a book for the weak stomach.


House to House: An Epic Memoir of War

Ricks, author of Fiasco: My mom would have a heart attack. This was a different style eavid fighting and after reading this book, I am so very proud of those who represented our country as they risked their lives going into these buildings.

The military does NOT get enough respect! In House to House, David Bellavia recounts his experience of the Battle of Fallujah, the most costly and hotly-contested battle of the second Iraq War. Ricks, author of Fiasco: Therefore, this entire city needed to be thoroughly and completely cleaned for the citizens of Iraq, if not for the stability of the Middle East and the whole world at large.

This city was a mixture of citizens and infiltrated insurgencies. Dec 12, Katie rated it it was amazing Shelves: Bringing to searing life the terrifying intimacy of hand-to-hand infantry combat, House to House is far more than just another war story.

Bellavia writes a precise, hour-by-hour account of the fighting, featuring repeated heroic feats and brave sacrifice from Americans but none from the enemy, contemptuously dismissed as drug-addled, suicidal maniacs.

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