NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER War is hell…but sometimes it’s also funny as hell. Combat and Other Shenanigans is Lieutenant Piers Platt’s firsthand account of his year as a cavalry platoon leader in Iraq. Wry, action-packed, and poignant, Combat and Other Shenanigans is the absurd-but-true story of the antics the world’s finest soldiers get up to when no one high-ranking is watching.
About the Book
Selected Amazon Reviews:
“I’m a bit of a military buff and I generally enjoy reading this type of work but this was VERY well done.”
“Brings back memories of my service in the 1960’s…a good read.”
“A page-turning account…excellent insight into a new warfare and a tenacious enemy. Worth the time.”
“Excellent book in all respects, highest recommendation. Platt’s good.”
“Hilarious and thought-provoking…pick it up, you won’t be disappointed.”
“My father, my husband, and our oldest son all served in the Army…the stories they tell are a lot like these.”
“A good, realistic look at the war from a humorous perspective.”
“Every military veteran will find themselves nodding their head and then laughing.”
“I could not put this one down.”
“I literally did laugh out loud.”
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