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Lions of Kandahar

Lions of Kandahar
The Story of a Fight Against All Odds

by Rusty Bradley,Kevin Maurer

  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release : 2011-06-28
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0440423457
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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“A raw and authentic war story about untamed Green Berets in action.”—Dalton Fury, New York Times bestselling author of Kill Bin Laden Southern Afghanistan was slipping away. That was clear to then-Captain Rusty Bradley as he began his third tour of duty there in 2006. The Taliban and their allies were infiltrating everywhere, poised to reclaim Kandahar Province, their strategically vital onetime capital. To stop them, the NATO coalition launched Operation Medusa, the largest offensive in its history. Dispatched as a diversionary force in support of the main coalition attack, Bradley’s Special Forces A-team watched as the NATO force was quickly engulfed in a vicious counterattack. Key to relieving it was possession of Sperwan Ghar, a modest patch of high ground. Bradley’s small detachment assaulted the hill and, in the midst of a savage and unforgettable firefight, soon learned they were facing nearly a thousand seasoned fighters. Now Bradley recounts the whole remarkable story as it actually happened and brings to life the men who impossibly won the day—Americans and Afghans alike—each unique, all indelible in their everyday exercise of extraordinary heroism. Praise for Lions of Kandahar “A powerful and gripping account of a battle that helped shape the war in Afghanistan . . . With crisp writing and page-turning action, Lions of Kandahar is one of the best books written about the conflict.”—Mitch Weiss, Pulitzer Prize–winning investigative journalist and co-author of Tiger Force: A True Story of Men and War “One of the most important documents to emerge from the war in Afghanistan.”—The Seattle Times “Powerful . . . a riveting account of a strategic battle that doesn’t glorify war or focus on heroic deeds . . . Make room on your military bookshelf for Lions of Kandahar.”—San Antonio Express-News “Bradley takes the reader into battle.”—Time

India Today

India Today
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1992
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Military Review

Military Review
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2012
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Rise

Rise
A Soldier, a Dream, and a Promise Kept

by Daniel Rodriguez

  • Publisher : Mariner Books
  • Release : 2015-09-08
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN : 9780544570368
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The epic story of Daniel Rodriguez, a soldier who fought in one of the bloodiest battles in Afghanistan and, against all odds, lived to pursue his dream of playing Division I college football

What We Got Into

What We Got Into
The Politics of Our War and the Trials That Followed

by Casey Westenrieder

  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release : 2013-09
  • Pages : 248
  • ISBN : 9781483691848
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Life is a series of stories woven together by choices, and sometimes experiences are put together by sheer chance and circumstance. Outcomes may be exactly as planned, but sometimes there is simply no real way of knowing what you've gotten into. Compelled by an inner conviction to protect and serve their country in a time of war and driven by deliberate decisions to join the fi ght against terrorism in ground-pounding combat as United States Army infantrymen, the soldiers of Third Platoon Charlie Company had no idea exactly what they were getting into and even less where this adventure would take them. Deeply imbedded in the Taliban-infested grape fi elds of the Panjwei'i District of Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, the birthplace of the Taliban and less than one hundred miles from the border of Pakistan, follow the dramatic encounters of daily combat where it's not about playing soldier. It's about being a warrior . . . a survivor. What We Got Into tells the story about how they live out the choice they made to become infantry combat soldiers. As you read, you'll journey with them as they fi nd brotherhood in the face of isolation, courage in the face of fear, and strength in the face of pain and ultimate sacrifi ce. You will renew your appreciation for the fact that freedom is paid for at a high price by those willing to fi ght to protect others . . . those who are willing to foot the bill. This story is a rare look through the insider's eyes at the catastrophic collision of choice, circumstance, and chance that rocked the lives of a whole platoon in the wake of a tragic and highly publicized suicide of one of their own and the unprecedented trials as military justice unfolds for the combatseasoned and highly decorated platoon charged in connection with his death. You will struggle with them as they fi ght to heal from the scars of war; to fi nd and rebuild their lives beyond their calling as soldiers. What will it take for them to reclaim their lives which have been forever changed by a series of stories woven together? Find out the truth of what they really got into. __________________________________________________ "What We Got Into" is a powerful account, from a soldiers perspective, of the war in Afghanistan against a cowardly enemy that you cannot see. It is brutal, emotional and enlightening. Prepare yourself for how these men fi ght a war where the US is the only ones restricted by any rules. MAJ Rusty Bradley Author, The Lions of Kandahar Westenrieder writes of his dangerous military career and of the soldiers under his command in a style that is unpretentious and unadorned, representative of the young men whose mission, defeating the enemy in the name freedom, is as transparent as it is precise A most readable, informative, and insightful book. Stephen J. Weiss, formerly of the 36th Texas' Infantry Division Commandeur, French Legion d' Honneur Author, Second Chance "What We Got Into" offers a gritty look into today's warriors as they struggle with the challenges of the modern day battlefi eld. Westenrieder describes an unadulterated and accurate portrayal of today's combat zones like you have never read before. J.R. Salzman, the author of military blog Lumberjack In A Desert at www.jrsalzman.com

Lions of Judah

Lions of Judah
A Book

by John Colvin

  • Publisher : Quartet Books (UK)
  • Release : 1997
  • Pages : 309
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Lion Dog of Peking

The Lion Dog of Peking
Being the Astonishing History of the Pekingese Dog

by Annie Coath Dixey

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1931
  • Pages : 243
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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'The Lion Dog of Peking' is a dissertation, appreciative rather than technical, on the qualities and characteristics of the breed, as shown in Chinese history, literature, and art from the earliest period and in the finest modern examples. It describes the Lion Dog proper, and also the varieties, such as Sun Dog, Sleeve Dogs, the grotesque Fo-lin, etc., and the part played for hundreds of years by these dogs in the elaborate court ceremonies, when they carried the trains of the mandarins' robes; the four thousand eunuchs interested in breeding them; the scrolls painted to illustrate their points; their sacred character, the staffs of servants allotted to them, the superstitions and legends that grew up round them, etc.

Caravan Journeys and Wanderings in Persia, Afghanistan, Turkistan, And Beloochistan

Caravan Journeys and Wanderings in Persia, Afghanistan, Turkistan, And Beloochistan
A Book

by J. P. Ferrier

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1856
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Debrett's Handbook

Debrett's Handbook
Distinguished People in British Life

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1982
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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From London to Bokhara

From London to Bokhara
And a Ride Through Persia

by Augustus Le Messurier

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1889
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A Gazetteer of the World

A Gazetteer of the World
Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Comp. from the Most Recent Authorities, and Forming a Complete Body of Modern Geography, Physical, Political, Statistical, Historical and Ethnographical

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1859
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Journal of the Orders & Medals Research Society of Great Britain

The Journal of the Orders & Medals Research Society of Great Britain
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1971
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Lion's Grave

The Lion's Grave
Dispatches from Afghanistan

by Jon Lee Anderson

  • Publisher : Grove Press
  • Release : 2002
  • Pages : 244
  • ISBN : 9780802117236
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The author shares a series of reports from Afghanistan in the wake of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, describing a dangerous world of violence, feudal society, conspiracy, religious fanaticism, hardship, and war.

The Numismatic Circular and Catalogue of Coins, Tokens, Commemorative & War Medals, Books & Cabinets

The Numismatic Circular and Catalogue of Coins, Tokens, Commemorative & War Medals, Books & Cabinets
A Book

by Spink & Son

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1894
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Glasgow University Calendar for the Year ...

Glasgow University Calendar for the Year ...
A Book

by University of Glasgow

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1894
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Longmans' School Geography for South Africa

Longmans' School Geography for South Africa
A Book

by George Goudie Chisholm,James Alexander Liebmann

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1891
  • Pages : 365
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Fodor's Islamic Asia: Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan

Fodor's Islamic Asia: Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan
A Book

by Eugene Fodor,William Curtis

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1973
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Middle East on a Shoestring

Middle East on a Shoestring
A Book

by Tom Brosnahan

  • Publisher : Lonely Planet
  • Release : 1994
  • Pages : 763
  • ISBN : 9780864422088
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Discusses the languages, customs, and history of the region, and offers advice on visas, getting around, sightseeing, and other activities for budget-minded travelers

A Midsummer Lark

A Midsummer Lark
A Book

by William Augustus Croffut

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1890
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A New Geography on the Comparative Method, with Maps and Diagrams and an Outline of Commercial Geography

A New Geography on the Comparative Method, with Maps and Diagrams and an Outline of Commercial Geography
A Book

by John Miller Dow Meiklejohn

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1895
  • Pages : 504
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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