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The Resource The final mission of Extortion 17 : special ops, helicopter support, SEAL Team Six, and the deadliest day of the U.S. war in Afghanistan, Ed Darack

The final mission of Extortion 17 : special ops, helicopter support, SEAL Team Six, and the deadliest day of the U.S. war in Afghanistan, Ed Darack

Label
The final mission of Extortion 17 : special ops, helicopter support, SEAL Team Six, and the deadliest day of the U.S. war in Afghanistan
Title
The final mission of Extortion 17
Title remainder
special ops, helicopter support, SEAL Team Six, and the deadliest day of the U.S. war in Afghanistan
Statement of responsibility
Ed Darack
Title variation
Special ops, helicopter support, SEAL Team Six, and the deadliest day of the U.S. war in Afghanistan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Ed Darack investigates the downing of Extortion 17, the deadliest helicopter crash in the history of U.S. special operations."--Provided by publisher
Summary
Uncovering the truth behind the mysterious tragedy of Extortion 17, a helicopter shot down while on a mission to reinforce American and coalition special operations troops during the war in Afghanistan, a gripping volume recounts the brave pilots, crew and passengers of Extortion 17 and the events of that fateful day
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10582051
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Darack, Ed
Dewey number
958.104/742
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Afghan War (2001-)
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Chinook (Military transport helicopter)
  • Special operations (Military science)
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Chinook (Military transport helicopter)
  • Military campaigns
  • Military operations, Aerial
  • Special operations (Military science)
  • HISTORY / Military / Afghan War (2001-)
  • HISTORY / Military / Aviation
  • HISTORY / Military / Special Forces
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
special ops, helicopter support, SEAL Team Six, and the deadliest day of the U.S. war in Afghanistan
Label
The final mission of Extortion 17 : special ops, helicopter support, SEAL Team Six, and the deadliest day of the U.S. war in Afghanistan, Ed Darack
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes 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
REDCON 2 -- America's longest war -- "Make it count" -- Forging a modern U.S. Army aviator and commander -- Extortion Company and the modern American war machine -- Special operations and the 160th -- Through the perilous skies of war -- Progression of excellence -- Families and war -- The swiftest wind -- Born to fly -- Never stop flying the aircraft -- Three steps ahead of the helicopter -- Wooden wings -- The invisible warfighters -- The mechanics of the mission -- Decision point -- The passengers -- Highest valor -- Aftermath -- Operation Ginosa -- Epilogue
Control code
1889428
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 227 pages
Isbn
9781588345899
Lccn
2017001110
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781588345899
  • (OCoLC)968346179
Label
The final mission of Extortion 17 : special ops, helicopter support, SEAL Team Six, and the deadliest day of the U.S. war in Afghanistan, Ed Darack
Publication
Note
Includes 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
REDCON 2 -- America's longest war -- "Make it count" -- Forging a modern U.S. Army aviator and commander -- Extortion Company and the modern American war machine -- Special operations and the 160th -- Through the perilous skies of war -- Progression of excellence -- Families and war -- The swiftest wind -- Born to fly -- Never stop flying the aircraft -- Three steps ahead of the helicopter -- Wooden wings -- The invisible warfighters -- The mechanics of the mission -- Decision point -- The passengers -- Highest valor -- Aftermath -- Operation Ginosa -- Epilogue
Control code
1889428
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 227 pages
Isbn
9781588345899
Lccn
2017001110
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781588345899
  • (OCoLC)968346179

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