Carnivore Dillard Johnson Amazon The soldier whose new book — “Carnivore” — contains claims he has killed more than 2, people is. Amid ferocious fighting that many times nearly took his life, Sergeant Dillard “C. J. ” Johnson and his crew are recognized by Pentagon reports. Amid ferocious fighting that many times nearly took his life, Sergeant First Class Dillard “C. J.” Johnson—one of the most decorated soldiers in the histor.

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This was an amazing and fast paced read, I couldn’t put it down. But overall not the best book. The review must be at least 50 characters long. The 2, number he says is his battlefield estimate of those killed by both him and the men he was fighting with. The book keeps you interested from start until finish and fully allows the reader to comprehend the struggles and stress active members of the military are put under on a daily basis.

I don’t think people really understand, you know, when we go to war with someone else, they don’t understand what that country was like and everything else. He has 4 purple hearts and a silver star that’s been confirmed by journalists. He was interviewed for the book and says it’s been wildly misinterpreted, especially since the chapter he features in was excerpted by Soldier of Fortune magazine, with editorial changes made by someone there that exaggerated his personal role in the fighting.

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I was disappointed to find out that most of the book is being disputed by others who served with Dilliard. Johnson was kind enough to speak to me for about two hours last night. It johnsson the longest cavalry charge in the history of the world and sillard ended in the capture of Baghdad.


I bought and listened to this before reading any reviews and thoroughly enjoyed it. Published June 25th by William Morrow first published January 1st There’s no other book like it, Carnivore places the reader right beside the man it is centered around. As a combat narrative it’s an engaging read – the action and reading is fast-paced from the kickoff of combat to the capture of Baghdad, and reflects the quagmire of occupation with the author’s second tour in Iraq.

I write “appears” only because I can only find the release on unofficial sites like this onenot on official military sites, but it looks legitimate. You’ve read 5 of 5 free stories. Johnson said his motivation in writing the book was so that his comrades would cranivore more credit for what happened and so there would be less focus on him, correcting a failure in emphasis in an official US Army history of the Iraq invasion published in that he was interviewed for.

Get the Monitor Stories you care about delivered to your inbox. The squadron experienced heavy fighting between the invasion of Iraq on March 20, and when it left in August.

The Iraqis firing them had forgotten to take the pins out. Hogs in the Shadows. There are many books written about the Iraq war, this is one of the few really good ones. He was all over the place with the stories as nothing went in order. Johnson explains that the choice of “sniper” in the book was for ease of understanding for the general civilian public.

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This book seemed to be a fiction novel rather than a first hand account of the war. Want to Read saving…. He may have been in the thick of fighting in Iraq, but he and his coauthor did not do a good job of explaining what happened. NewsCorp owns HarperCollins and the tone of NewsCorp’s news properties about the book has been gushing darnivore uncritical. You’ve read 5 of 5 free stories.


Sep 24, Lee rated it it was ok Shelves: He says that Mr. Pretty good biography I got in Dollar Tree. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! I’m “not trying to discredit the man’s service to the country, but there are hundreds of others that deserve recognition for their service, to include five men who lost their lives in Get journalism built for thinkers like you.

America’s deadliest soldier? Dillard Johnson says he never made that claim.

The informal estimate from the troop was that Johnson and his crew killed at least 1, Iraqis on 23 March. Monitor Daily Current Issue. America’s deadliest soldier or stolen valor? The stories were fascinating, but I am unfamiliar enough with the Army artillery and lingo that I got lost and distracted easily. There are other carnibore o Carnviore tried my best to read this book and had to put it down. By Dan Murphy Staff writer.

At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. Dillrd being said, once again “loved it! At times, both dry and cynical, he details appalling violence in a very down to earth manner. Share this article Copy link Link copied. Subscribe to the Monitor. Sep 10, Nagesh rated it did not like it.