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The outpost : an untold story of American valor / Jake Tapper.

Tapper, Jake (Author).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Brookston Prairie Twp PL - Brookston 958.104 TAP (Text) 38209000826266 Non-Fiction Available -
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Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library 958.104 TAP (Text) 78731000494570 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780316185400
  • ISBN: 031618540X
  • Physical Description: xv, 683 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Back Bay Books/Little Brown Company, 2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Book 1. "With your shield on it". Roll call: 3-71 Cav and others : Every man an Alexander ; "Major Joe Fenty, hard worker" ; Like just another day on the range ; War, fate, and wind ; "This whole thing is a bad idea" ; Maybe that's just the wind blowing the door ; Monuments to an empire's hubris ; Hill 2610 ; "This will happen to you" ; The abstract threat of terror ; The enemy gets a vote ; Matthias the Macedonian and the LMTV ; The 7-31 ; Buddy ; "Don't go down that way" --Book 2. Two in the chest, one in the head. Roll call: 1-91 Cav and others -- Roll call: 6-4 Cav and others : "There's not going to be any ice cream" ; "Bulldog-Six, where are you?" ; Balloons ; If you're the enemy, please stand up ; "We will go to Kamdesh next" ; Chess with no rules ; After he finished washing the blood off ; What was wrong with Kaine Meshkin ; The puppies ; Pericles in Kamdesh -- Book 3. Enemy in the wire: the end of combat: Outpost Keating. Roll call: 3-61 Cav : The General's competing considerations ; The deer hunters ; Send me ; Elevator ride ; "Wish me luck" ; Get something up! ; "They've got an RPG pointed right at me" ; Taking this bitch back ; The Apaches ; The fundamentals ; Blood and embers ; The long walk down ; Saint Christopher ; Two purple hearts and just one scar.
Summary, etc.:
Tapper exposes the origins of one of the Afghan War's deadliest battles for U.S. forces and details the stories of soldiers heroic and doomed, shadowed by the recklessness of their commanders in Washington, D.C. and a war built on constantly shifting sands. From
Subject: Kamdesh, Battle of, Afghanistan, 2009.
Combat Outpost Keating (Afghanistan)
Afghan War, 2001- > Campaigns > Afghanistan > Nuristan (Region)
Counterinsurgency > Afghanistan > Nuristan (Region)

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