Gates of Fire

Sunday, August 28th, 2005

I don’t know how to describe Michael Yon’s Gates of Fire — his latest dispatch from Iraq — except to say that it includes insurgents outrunning a helicopter in their German sports car, close-quarters combat — really, really close quarters — lots of blood, green troops paralyzed with fear, and veteran troops not at all paralyzed with fear.

It takes a while to get to the good parts, but read the whole thing.

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