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Bing West is the author of several books, including the Vietnam classic The Village and the best-selling novel The Pepperdogs and The March Up: Taking Baghdad with the 1st Marine Division. He served as a Marine in Vietnam and was Assistant Secretary of Defense under Ronald Reagan and dean of research at the Naval War College.

Books by Bing West

Call Sign Chaos

A clear-eyed account of learning how to lead in a chaotic world, by General Jim Mattis—the former Secretary of Defense and one of the most formidable strategic thinkers of our time—and Bing West, a former assistant secretary of defense and combat Marine.

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The March Up

In the first book to come directly from the front lines of the war in Iraq, here is an insider's look at the dramatic sequence of events that unfolded during the 1st Marine Division's 22-day assault from Kuwait to Baghdad.

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