Looking for excitement, a patriotic college sophmore joins the Marine Corps, completes officer training and experiences combat as an infantry platoon commander.Wounded, he recovers and joins the Aerial Observer section where he calls in artillery and close air support. Wounded again, he returns to the United States and makes casualty calls notifying families of Marines wounded or killed in action.Using language that is authentic, raw and brutally honest, Fred Tomasello reveals the adverse effects of war and PTSD on a young man and his family.Hea#39;s been making casualty calls for over a year and now hea#39;s training me. aThere was one call in particular Ia#39;ll never forget, Freddie. A young Marine stepped on a land mine, one of ours, a Bouncing Betty, and the damn thing popped up outtaanbsp;...
|Title||:||Walking Wounded: Memoir of a Combat Veteran|
|Author||:||Fred Tomasello Jr.|
|Publisher||:||Lulu.com - 2008-11-13|