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The Resource Pale horse : hunting terrorists and commanding heroes with the 101st Airborne Division, Jimmy Blackmon

Pale horse : hunting terrorists and commanding heroes with the 101st Airborne Division, Jimmy Blackmon

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Pale horse : hunting terrorists and commanding heroes with the 101st Airborne Division
Title
Pale horse
Title remainder
hunting terrorists and commanding heroes with the 101st Airborne Division
Statement of responsibility
Jimmy Blackmon
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A "never-before-told true story of an army aviation task force during combat in the Afghan War, told by the commanding officer who was there. Set in the very valleys where the attacks of 9/11 were conceived, and where ten Medals of Honor have been earned since that fateful day the war began, the narrative races from ferocious firefights and bravery in battle to the quiet moments where the courageous men and women of Task Force Pale Horse catch their breath before they take to the skies again"--Dust jacket flap
Summary
A commanding officer's account of his army aviation task force's combat engagements in the Afghanistan valleys where the 9/11 attacks were conceived recounts high-risk firefights, acts of bravery and quiet moments when courageous fighter pilots prepared to reengage
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10480737
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Blackmon, Jimmy F
Dewey number
  • 958.104/742092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Blackmon, Jimmy F
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • United States
  • United States
  • Soldiers
  • Afghan War, 2001-
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
hunting terrorists and commanding heroes with the 101st Airborne Division
Label
Pale horse : hunting terrorists and commanding heroes with the 101st Airborne Division, Jimmy Blackmon
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Surrounded by talent -- Pre-deployment site survey -- Wanat -- Air cavalry reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquistion -- A cavalry state of mind -- A hateful day -- Leaving -- It all begins -- Counterinsurgency -- Korengal -- Learning the hard way -- Cowboys and Indians -- Bari Ali -- Mountain warrior -- The plan begins to unravel -- The watapur -- Summer -- Ganjgal and Shuryak -- Getting out of Nuristan -- COP Keating -- COP Lowell -- Bittersweet goodbye
Control code
ocn907965833
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xx, 341 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250072719
Lccn
2015042406
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)907965833
Label
Pale horse : hunting terrorists and commanding heroes with the 101st Airborne Division, Jimmy Blackmon
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Surrounded by talent -- Pre-deployment site survey -- Wanat -- Air cavalry reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquistion -- A cavalry state of mind -- A hateful day -- Leaving -- It all begins -- Counterinsurgency -- Korengal -- Learning the hard way -- Cowboys and Indians -- Bari Ali -- Mountain warrior -- The plan begins to unravel -- The watapur -- Summer -- Ganjgal and Shuryak -- Getting out of Nuristan -- COP Keating -- COP Lowell -- Bittersweet goodbye
Control code
ocn907965833
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xx, 341 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250072719
Lccn
2015042406
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)907965833

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