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The Resource The only thing worth dying for : how eleven Green Berets forged a new Afghanistan, Eric Blehm

The only thing worth dying for : how eleven Green Berets forged a new Afghanistan, Eric Blehm

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The only thing worth dying for : how eleven Green Berets forged a new Afghanistan
Title
The only thing worth dying for
Title remainder
how eleven Green Berets forged a new Afghanistan
Statement of responsibility
Eric Blehm
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author exposes the realities of unconventional warfare and nation-building in Afghanistan in this chronicle of one of the most important military mission in the early days of the Global War on Terror--ODA 574--wherein a Special Forces team infiltrated the mountains of southern Afghanistan, fomented a tribal revolt, and forced the Taliban to surrender
Summary
The author exposes the realities of unconventional warfare and nation-building in Afghanistan in this chronicle of one of the most important military mission in the early days of the Global War on Terror--ODA 574--wherein a Special Forces team infiltrated the mountains of southern Afghanistan, fomented a tribal revolt, and forced the Taliban to surrender
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331290
Cataloging source
UPZ
Dewey number
958.104/7
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS371.412
LC item number
.B58 2009
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the untold story of the 11 Green Berets who risked their lives to bring democracy to Afghanistan
Label
The only thing worth dying for : how eleven Green Berets forged a new Afghanistan, Eric Blehm
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Publication
Contents
A most dangerous mission -- The quiet professionals -- To war -- The soldier and the statesman -- The Taliban patrol -- The Battle of Tarin Kowt -- Credibility -- Madness -- Death on the horizon -- The ruins -- The thirteenth sortie -- Futility -- Rescue at Shawali Kowt -- Worth dying for
Control code
5105194
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
375 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780061661228
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn475752541
  • (OCoLC)475752541
Label
The only thing worth dying for : how eleven Green Berets forged a new Afghanistan, Eric Blehm
Publication
Contents
A most dangerous mission -- The quiet professionals -- To war -- The soldier and the statesman -- The Taliban patrol -- The Battle of Tarin Kowt -- Credibility -- Madness -- Death on the horizon -- The ruins -- The thirteenth sortie -- Futility -- Rescue at Shawali Kowt -- Worth dying for
Control code
5105194
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
375 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780061661228
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn475752541
  • (OCoLC)475752541

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