by Major General (Retried) John Cantwell, AO, DSC with Greg Bearup. Book Review by Marcus Fielding
When Colonel Marcus Fielding returned home from his tour of duty in Baghdad, a taxi driver asked him what it was like being a soldier there.
The Australian Government contributed a range of military forces to the US-led coalition in Iraq between 2003 and 2008. The nature of the contribution changed over time not only for operational reasons, but also because of domestic considerations.