Excerpt: 'The Long Road Home'

In Martha Raddatz' new book, the ABC News Chief White House correspondent describes a 48-hour firefight in Sadr City, Iraq, and how that fight ultimately affected the soldiers involved and their friends and family. The March 2004 battle, which marked the beginning of the Iraqi insurgency, left eight Americans dead and more than 70 wounded. The following is an excerpt. Where the light shone that evening, it illuminated only gore and the clenched faces of soldiers unaccustomed to pain. ...Full Story
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