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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
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DLC
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Blehm, Eric
Dewey number
958.104/7
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS371.412
LC item number
.B544 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • United States
  • Afghanistan
  • Karzai, Hamid
Target audience
adult
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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
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
ocn474358922
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
320 p.
Isbn
9780061661228
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2010007869
System control number
(OCoLC)474358922
Label
The only thing worth dying for : how eleven Green Berets forged a new Afghanistan, Eric Blehm
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
ocn474358922
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
320 p.
Isbn
9780061661228
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2010007869
System control number
(OCoLC)474358922

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