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Key, Joshua as told to Lawrence Hill. The Deserter's Tale: The Story of an Ordinary Soldier Who Walked Away from the War in Iraq. Atlantic Monthly. 2007. c.240p. ISBN 0-87113-954-5 [ISBN 978-0-87113-954-2]. $23.
Mejia, Camilo. Road from Ar Ramadi: The Private Rebellion of Staff Sergeant Camilo Mejia. New Pr, dist. by Norton. Jun. 2007. c.336p. ISBN 978-1-59558-052-8. $24.95. POL SCI
These two memoirs of soldiers who deserted the U.S. Army after serving in Iraq tell similar stories. Each man enlisted primarily for economic reasons but felt a commitment to serve his country and do what the army ordered. Each man accepted the job of fighting terrorism in Iraq …