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

Blehm, Eric. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780061959790 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • ISBN: 0061959790 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • Publisher: Pymble, NSW ; HarperCollins e-books, [2009]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
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Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
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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Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1378 KB).
Subject: Afghan War, 2001- > Commando operations > United States.
United States. Army. Special Forces > History > 21st century.
Afghanistan > Politics and government > 2001-
Karzai, Hamid, 1957-
Genre: Electronic books.

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