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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Carbivore review your cart. Mar 27, Relstuart rated it liked it Shelves: This book seemed to be a fiction novel rather than a first hand account of the war. One other thing worth mentioning: Want to Read saving…. But overall not the best book. Calling the Iraqi army not “very professional or well-trained” seems like a dramatic overstatement, if they could neither aim their weapons nor even arm them properly. Whatever the uncertainty around body counts, the claims invite incredulity, and will raise doubts about any other claims made in the book, which is currently being heavily promoted by the NewsCorp media empire.

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

Dillard Johnson’s new Iraq war memoir has angered other veterans. Sep 30, Robert rated it did not like it. But while I haven’t yet read the book, the headline claim is an extraordinary one, based on my five years covering the Iraq war between and Because the overall tone of the book is actually very humble. I bought and listened to this before reading any reviews and thoroughly enjoyed it.


He says he is not responsible for the publisher’s writing.

And it’s clear, reading the book, that the 2, number or whatever is supposed to reflect the total jonson by his crew and the people with them. After a few months he became a contractor working for backwater as a sniper. Johnson after this story was first published. It took me 15 shots. You’ve read 5 of 5 free stories.

Reading this book made my soul ache. Being from WV I can relate with this type of personality. Interesting and well written book from the viewpoint of a soldier in war. Fluffed up confirmed kills and stories made me mad while reading them.

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I’m “not trying to discredit the man’s service to the country, but there are hundreds of others that deserve recognition for their service, to include five men who lost their lives in Reading others’ comments afterwards I learned that he was not well liked by colleagues and considered to be a liar, but this doesn’t diminish the fact that I found his story to mohnson greatly entertaining. Already a Monitor Daily subscriber? These and other claims have drawn angry denunciations from a large number of soldiers who served with him in Iraq, who say he played an important role in their effort but did not come close to what’s been written about him in the press.


Spaid’s reckoning, would still be well above percent of the total if he claimed every single kill made in Carniovre 24, Lee rated it it was ok Shelves: That being said it is still a good read. The Iraqis firing them had forgotten to take the pins out. The informal estimate from the troop was that Johnson and his crew killed at least 1, Iraqis on 23 March.

Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. You’ve read 5 of 5 free stories. Nov 02, Rex Hrabetin rated it it was amazing. By Dan Murphy Staff writer. These numbers were disputed as soon jognson 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.