The Silence of War: An Old Marine in a Young Marine's War
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|Number of Pages||:||320 Pages|
"Could not put this down. Felt like I was there all over again." according to David Y.. Finally got my copy of the The Silence of War today. I opened up the box it was in and sequestered myself in my library. I did not know what to expect. The book is about an embedded Law enforcement professional who was with our battalion in Afghanistan. This was our war as seen . "Unlike any other book I have read about OEF." according to Matthew Mason. Unlike any other book I have read about Operation Enduring Freedom. "The Silence of War" is told through the eyes of a former Marine captain and retired FBI agent, who was determined to get into the fight and help the best way he knew how. At nearly 60 years old, Terry McGowan b. A superb read! A very good book written from the heart! Gives enormous insight into the lives of young soldiers on the battle field and the courage required to go out day after day. The author fitted in very well with the youngsters and, whilst adding considerable value in his field of experti
Terrance P. McGowan is a former beat cop and Marine captain who went on to a twenty-year career in the FBI. After his time in Afghanistan and Iraq, he moved to Florida.
McGowan is a former beat cop and Marine captain who went on to a twenty-year career in the FBI. About the AuthorTerrance P. After his time in Afghanistan and Iraq, he moved to Florida.
There he found himself the oldest member of a platoon on the front line; a platoon that was understrength and under fire. His success in Iraq led to a position as a Law Enforcement Professional with the Marines in Afghanistan. While an eighteen year old Marine can't look at a crowd of Afghans and pick out the guilty party, with his years of experience in law enforcement, Terry had developed an eye for the "felony look".His training as a Marine Officer combined with his experience as an FBI Agent made him a unique asset as he struggled to keep up with young Marines while they humped over the mountains.In The Silence of War, Terry recounts the many trials of his life of service, providing an intimate glimpse into the horrible realities