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Author: Nick Allen, (News reporter)
Publisher: Stroud : Spellmount, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Between 2006 and 2013 journalist Nick Allen travelled to Afghanistan to ''embed'' himself with soldiers on the front in the war against the Taliban. He was posted with military units from many countries, including Britain, America, Finland, Poland, Sweden, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Denmark and Estonia, and spent time with the Royal Gurkha Rifles, the US Marine Corps, the 39th Combat Engineer Regiment and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Allen, Nick.
Embed : To the End with the World''s Armies in Afghanistan.
New York : The History Press, ©2014
Named Person: Nick Allen; Nick Allen
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Allen, (News reporter)
ISBN: 9780750958066 0750958065
OCLC Number: 889520566
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (some color), 1 map
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Contents; Foreword; Acronyms; One Hurry Up and Wait; Two Very Green; Three Southern Scorpion (or Tali-Who?); Four Nothing Personal; Five Action and Reaction; Six Trouble Town and the Danes; Seven Coffins; Eight Buna Ziua Zabul; Nine Baylough and the Box; Ten Kamp Holland; Eleven Canadians; Twelve You Can't Forbid Love; Thirteen Risky Business; Fourteen Negligent Discharge; Fifteen Khost and Pakistan; Sixteen Buddha Bing; Seventeen War Story Central; Eighteen Northern Lights to Ghowrmach; Nineteen Among the Afghans; Twenty Springtime for Omar; Twenty-One Pimon. Twenty-Two IED WarTwenty-Three Baylough Part II; Twenty-Four Hurry Up and Wait (Afghan Style); Postscript; End Notes; About the Author; Plates; Copyright.
Responsibility: Nick Allen.

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Between 2006 and 2013 journalist Nick Allen travelled to Afghanistan to ''embed'' himself with soldiers on the front in the war against the Taliban. He was posted with military units from many countries, including Britain, America, Finland, Poland, Sweden, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Denmark and Estonia, and spent time with the Royal Gurkha Rifles, the US Marine Corps, the 39th Combat Engineer Regiment and the 506th Airborne of Band of Brothers fame. Embed is an unrivalled first-hand account of military operations from the battlefields of Helmand and Kandahar, to the so-called ''backwaters''

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