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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America’s deadliest soldier? Dillard Johnson says he never made that claim. –

The book keeps you interested from start until finish and fully allows the reader to comprehend the struggles and stress active members of the military are put under on a daily basis. He doesn’t come off as some kind of superhuman warrior.

Pretty good biography I got in Dollar Tree. Subscribe to the Monitor. I almost always enjoy first hand accounts of war experiences, but this guy was arrogant to the point of unlikeable towards the end. These numbers were disputed as soon as this was released and the author pointed out the numbers do not reflect anything he wrote in the book but were the work of the publisher hyping the story.

America’s deadliest soldier? Dillard Johnson says he never made that claim.

Johnson was kind enough to speak to me for about two hours last night. It was the longest cavalry charge in the history of the world and it ended in the capture of Baghdad. I am not one to question someone’s experience in combat unless it is obvious that they are being untruthful.

Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. Nov 02, Rex Hrabetin rated it it was amazing. He has time to make that distinction in the text itself. It seemed a bit fantastical, that one man might have done all that he claims. That being said, once again “loved it! As I was writing this review, I checked to see if Dillard Johnson is still alive.


If this is how cxrnivore man recalls it then who am to judge. There are other books on Iraq and Afghanistan that are honest and well written. Please review your cart. Fluffed up confirmed kills and stories made me mad while reading them. In Pictures US military muscle. Yes Cagnivore Thanks for your feedback! He was at the tip of the armored spear when the invasion was launched.

To be sure, the real number of militants killed by US forces in Iraq is essentially unknown, any statistics a combination of guesswork made amid the haze of battle when units were running on to the next engagement, not spending time counting up dead bodies and figuring out who delivered the shot that struck them down.

Started reading it and couldn’t stop!!

After a few months he became a contractor working for backwater as a sniper. It’s a good read and it really makes you appreciate what people that did deal with in Iraq.

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Sep 10, Nagesh rated it did not like it. This dillare a hard book to rate. At times, both dry and cynical, he details appalling violence in a very down to earth manner. He reported there were two insurgents there and that they were firing towards his rooftop position. With 2, confirmed kills Army Sgt. They’re doing it for love of country and love of their fellow soldier and they’re putting their jhnson life on hold and their life at risk every day so that people can enjoy the freedoms that they have This is an excellent memoir, but recognize that it does start to have a political tinge toward the end.

Yet Johnson’s confirmed kills claim is percent of the total on the unit’s history page for and, by Mr. Already a Monitor Daily subscriber? You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout.


America’s deadliest soldier or stolen valor? –

Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. It reads jhonson like a description of battle than anything else, without much of a look into how he came to deal with the reality of all that death. Credited with more than 2, enemy KIA, he is perhaps the most lethal ground soldier in U.

Similar to the film ‘Fury’ [] which was set during WW2. Sep 01, Jay Walsh rated it liked it. Nov 18, Mark Bates rated it liked it. The authors both write for Soldier of Fortune magazine, and my guess is that readers with military experience will understand it all, but for the uninitiated like myself, the technical obstructed the narrative. But he really glosses over a lot of other parts of his life. He is uncertain about how many rounds were fired.

Jun 27, Steve Flynn rated it it was ok. After Iraq Johnson shipped back to america.

Carnivore: A Memoir by One of the Deadliest American Soldiers of All Time

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After reading Carnivore but never having seen active combat myself, I believe a great effort was made to relay to the reader the true sense of what really happened in Iraq. RPGs were flying around like mosquitoes during some of the fighting I saw, and a direct hit by one of them probably would have taken us out, but the Iraqis couldn’t shoot worth a damn. Other stories he casts doubt on include Johnson’s claim that he cut through a volt cable with a small knife to darken an Iraqi hut he was hiding in when insurgents entered.