Episode 52: A conversation with Kelly Kennedy about war reporting, the books “Fight like a girl” and “They fought for each other” and the human cost of working in a war zone

Now you can listen to episode fiftytwo of “I Krig och Fred” (In War and Peace). In this episode you will hear the journalist and author Kelly Kennedy talk about her earlier reporting from the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. During the conversation we also talk about the book “They Fought for Each Other: The Triumph and Tragedy of the Hardest Hit Unit in Iraq” which she has written, and the book “Fight Like a Girl: The Truth Behind how Female Marines are Trained” which she has co-written together with Kate Germano. We also talk quite a bit about the human cost of working in a war zone.

In the end of the episode Kelly gives some reading tips and you find links to them below:

CJ Chivers – “The fighters”

Finbarr O’Reilly & Thomas J. Brennan – “Shooting ghosts”

Kayla Williams
Sebastian Junger

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