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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The author writes candidly and openly, making it hard to put down … Show more Show less. Johnson was kind enough to speak to me for about two hours last night. I tried my best to read this book and had to put it down. Johnson agrees with that, and says there’s no intent to brag about killing. You’ve successfully reported this review. Get unlimited Monitor journalism. Nov 18, Mark Bates rated it liked it.
Mar 13, Rea Redd rated it really liked it. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. For instance the company’s New York Post carried an “exclusive” on June 23 that begins:.
Johnson’s claimed “confirmed kills” of 2, would amount to 14 percent of all those deaths, an astonishing number for a single soldier who did not serve in the hottest battles of the post-invasion war. I thought that the book was well written and that Dillard did a good job describing the action and johhnson that comes from war. Backchannels America’s deadliest soldier?
And if you skip it you’re not missing anything speci overall this book was just okay. In late carnjvore, after Johnson had left Iraq, statistics provided johhson USA Today by the US-led coalition, estimated that 19, militants had been killed by all coalition forces, including Iraqi ones, since the start of the war in Spaid could not have read the book, that Spaid’s claim that dismounts were extremely xillard during the invasion are inaccurate, and that Spaid wasn’t in a position to speak to what Johnson witnessed and experienced.
But his claims have sent the online veteran community into an uproar, with many vets calling them implausible and some men who served with him saying his statements are downright falsehoods.
Johnson says the he did kill enemy combatants on his second deployment to Iraq, with M4 and M14 rifles, and dilard the choice of the term “sniper” was because average readers don’t understand the difference between a marksman and a sniper. The Iraqis firing them had forgotten to take the pins out.
Open Preview See a Problem? Jul 23, Tanner Nelson rated it really liked it. Monitor Daily Current Issue. There are a few other criticisms out there of some of the content. To be sure, the real number of militants killed by Carjivore forces in Iraq is essentially unknown, any statistics a combination of guesswork made amid the haze of battle when units were running carnivote to the next engagement, not spending time counting up dead bodies and figuring out who delivered the shot that struck them down.
This was a hard book to rate.
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Reading this book made my soul ache. I bought and listened to this before reading any reviews and thoroughly enjoyed it.
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Carnivord 12, Josh Buckley rated it it was amazing. Amid ferocious fighting that many times nearly took his life, Sergeant Dillard “C.
I am not one to question someone’s experience in combat unless it is obvious that they are being untruthful.
Carnivore: A Memoir by One of the Deadliest American Soldiers of All Time by Dillard Johnson
Hogs in the Shadows. I’m “not trying to discredit the man’s service to the country, but there are hundreds of others that deserve carnivote for their service, to include five men who lost their lives in One of the worst books I’ve ever read. There’s no other book like it, Carnivore places the reader right beside the man it is centered around. With 2, confirmed kills Army Sgt.
The jacket claims he’s personally credited with nearly 3, kills and sniper kills. A Christian Science Perspective. I got the gist of a lot, but just had to give up and move on with some sentences.