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Lions of Kandahar

Lions of Kandahar
  • Author : Rusty Bradley,Kevin Maurer
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release : 19 May 2015
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Lions of Kandahar

Lions of Kandahar
  • Author : Rusty Bradley,Kevin Maurer
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release : 23 January 2021
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An insider's account of the Afghan war by a Special Forces commander, published with the support of the Army and Special Operations, traces the against-all-odds Operation Medusa victory in the fight for Sperwan Ghar in the vital Southern region. 35,000 first printing.

Lions of Kandahar

Lions of Kandahar
  • Author : Rusty Bradley,Kevin Maurer
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release : 28 June 2011
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Includes a new Afterword by the authors One of the most critical battles of the Afghan War is now revealed as never before. Lions of Kandahar is an inside account from the unique perspective of an active-duty U.S. Army Special Forces commander, an unparalled warrior with multiple deployments to the theater who has only recently returned from combat there. Southern Afghanistan was slipping away. That was clear to then-Captain Rusty Bradley as he began his third tour of duty

Gentlemen Bastards

Gentlemen Bastards
  • Author : Kevin Maurer
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 04 September 2012
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The Green Berets—a legendary corps of soldiers whose exploits made military history. But now, its very identity and role as a fighting force may be forever changed . . . Until the war in Iraq, Special Forces were the military’s counterinsurgency experts. Their specialty was going behind enemy lines and training insurgent forces. In Afghanistan, they toppled the Taliban by transforming Northern Alliance fighters into cohesive units. But since that time, Special Forces units have focused on offensive raids. With time

Not a Good Day to Die

Not a Good Day to Die
  • Author : Sean Naylor
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 01 March 2005
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Award-winning combat reporter Sean Naylor reveals how close American forces came to disaster in Afghanistan against Al Qaida—after easily defeating the ragtag Taliban that had sheltered the terrorist organization behind the 9/11 attacks. At dawn on March 2, 2002, over two hundred soldiers of the 101st Airborne and 10th Mountain Divisions flew into the mouth of a buzz saw in Afghanistan's Shahikot Valley. Believing the war all but over, U.S. military leaders refused to commit the extra infantry, artillery, and attack

The Hooligans of Kandahar

The Hooligans of Kandahar
  • Author : Joseph Kassabian
  • Publisher : Tck Publishing
  • Release : 10 April 2018
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Not Every War Story is Heroic During the peak of the Afghanistan War, a group of soldiers is dropped by helicopter into the remote mountains outside of Kandahar City. Mismanaged and overlooked by command, the squad must rely on each other to survive. Their mission is to train and advise the Afghan National Police and help rebuild the country of Afghanistan. The Afghan Police station they are assigned to live in is falling apart and disease-ridden. Many of the police

Horse Soldiers

Horse Soldiers
  • Author : D. Stanton
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 06 January 2014
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Masters of Chaos

Masters of Chaos
  • Author : Linda Robinson
  • Publisher : PublicAffairs
  • Release : 05 March 2009
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Special Forces soldiers are daring, seasoned troops from America's heartland, selected in a tough competition and trained in an extraordinary range of skills. They know foreign languages and cultures and unconventional warfare better than any U.S. fighters, and while they prefer to stay out of the limelight, veteran war correspondent Linda Robinson gained access to their closed world. She traveled with them on the frontlines, interviewed them at length on their home bases, and studied their doctrine, methods and

Kill Bin Laden

Kill Bin Laden
  • Author : Dalton Fury
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release : 15 September 2009
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The mission was to kill the most wanted man in the world--an operation of such magnitude that it couldn't be handled by just any military or intelligence force. The best America had to offer was needed. As such, the task was handed to roughly forty members of America's supersecret counterterrorist unit formerly known as 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta; more popularly, the elite and mysterious unit Delta Force. The American generals were flexible. A swatch of hair, a drop of

Operation Medusa

Operation Medusa
  • Author : Major General David Fraser,Brian Hanington
  • Publisher : McClelland & Stewart
  • Release : 08 May 2018
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From the Canadian in charge of the joint military command in Kandahar Province in Afghanistan, this is the real on-the-ground story of one of NATO's bloodiest, most decisive and misunderstood operations: The battle of Panjwayi, the defining moment of "Operation Medusa." In the summer of 2006, David Fraser was the Canadian general in charge of NATO's Regional Command South, a territory spanning six Afghan provinces surrounding the Arghandab Valley. Birthplace of the Taliban decades earlier, this fertile region had since become

No Way Out

No Way Out
  • Author : Mitch Weiss,Kevin Maurer
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 06 March 2012
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In a remote, enemy-held valley in Afghanistan, a Special Forces team planned to scale a steep mountain to surprise and capture a terrorist leader. But before they found the target, the target found them… The team was caught in a deadly ambush that not only threatened their lives, but the entire mission. The elite soldiers fought huddled for hours on a small rock ledge as rocket-propelled grenades and heavy machine-gun fire rained down on them. With total disregard for their

American Spartan

American Spartan
  • Author : Ann Scott Tyson
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 25 March 2014
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Lawrence of Arabia meets Sebastian Junger's War in this unique, incendiary, and dramatic true story of heroism and heartbreak in Afghanistan written by a Pulitzer Prize–nominated war correspondent. Army Special Forces Major Jim Gant changed the face of America’s war effort in Afghanistan. A decorated Green Beret who spent years in Afghanistan and Iraq training indigenous fighters, Gant argued for embedding autonomous units with tribes across Afghanistan to earn the Afghans’ trust and transform them into a reliable

The Mission, The Men, and Me

The Mission, The Men, and Me
  • Author : Pete Blaber
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 07 September 2010
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“A book about the complexities of combat that's just as applicable for dealing with the complexities of business and our personal lives.”—Kevin Sharer, chairman and CEO, Amgen As a commander of Delta Force-the most elite counter—terrorist organization in the world—Pete Blaber took part in some of the most dangerous, controversial, and significant military and political events of our time. Now he takes his intimate knowledge of warfare—and the heart, mind, and spirit it takes to win—

Clearing the Way

Clearing the Way
  • Author : Mark Gasparotto
  • Publisher : Ardith Publishing
  • Release : 01 October 2010
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Clearing the Way: Combat Engineers in Kandahar is the story of the men and women of 23 Field Squadron, who served with the 1st Royal Canadian Regiment Battle Group in Kandahar in 2006. Through the eyes of thirteen Squadron members, relive the early days of the war in Kandahar and the coming of age of a group of soldiers recorded in graphic detail. The reader experiences the large scale battles with Taliban fighters during Operation Medusa, the building of Route Summit and

House to House

House to House
  • Author : David Bellavia
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 25 December 2012
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On 8 November 2004, the largest battle of the War on Terror began, with the US Army's assault on Fallujah and its network of tens of thousands of insurgents hiding in fortified bunkers, on rooftops, and inside booby-trapped houses. For Sgt. David Bellavia of 3rd Platoon, Alpha Company, it quickly turned into a battle on foot, from street to street and house to house. On the second day, he and his men laid siege to a mosque, only to be driven to