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Takur Ghar : the Seals and Rangers on Roberts Ridge, Afghanistan 2002

Author: Leigh Neville; Johnny Shumate
Publisher: Oxford : Osprey Publishing, [2013]
Series: RAID, 39
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the early morning hours of March 4, 2002, a reconnaissance team of US Navy SEALs from the Tier One Naval Special Warfare Development Group attached to Joint Special Operations Task Force 11 attempted to infiltrate onto an Afghan mountain peak in support of what was then the More ... largest operation conducted by US forces since Vietnam, Operation Anaconda. The SEALs were tasked with establishing covert  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leigh Neville; Johnny Shumate
ISBN: 9781780961989 1780961987
OCLC Number: 798058824
Description: 80 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction/ Origins/ Initial Strategy/ The Plan/ The Raid/ Analysis/ Conclusion/ Further Reading
Series Title: RAID, 39
Responsibility: Leigh Neville ; illustrated by Johnny Shumate.

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On March 4, 2002, a team of SEALs was choppered onto a hostile Afghan mountain peak as part of Operation Anaconda. The largest operation by US forces since Vietnam, it was intended to bring to battle  Read more...

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Campaign maps and 34 photographs compliment Neville's narration. Action paintings and 'bird's eye' views metaphorically drop readers amidst Takur Ghar fighting. And a bibliography and index conclude Read more...

 
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