House to House

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House to House: A Soldier's Memoir is a 2007 memoir by Iraq War veteran and Silver Star recipient David Bellavia.

The secondary author is John R. Bruning, who also helped write the war memoir Outlaw Platoon (2012).


House to House is an autobiography about the actions of Staff Sergeant David Bellavia during the second Battle of Fallujah. The book was released in 2007 and goes in-depth to describe the horrible conditions of battle and the feelings that he experiences when fighting for his life in hand-to-hand combat. Throughout much of the book Staff Sergeant Bellavia is torn between his family, and the armed forces. SSG Bellavia also speaks of how the Top Brass seemed to have been detached from the reality of the battle on the ground.