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Welcome to Afghanistan, send more ammo : the tragicomic art of making war as an embedded trainer in the Afghan national army

Author: Benjamin Tupper
Publisher: Rhinebeck, N.Y. : Epigraph Books, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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"To understand Afghanistan's culture, its potential for modernization and democracy, and its remaining military challenges, one must walk in the shoes of the Afghan people and its army. From May 2006 to May 2007, I walked in those shoes. These essays are the footprints of my journey."--Introduction.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Named Person: Benjamin Tupper; Benjamin Tupper
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Tupper
ISBN: 9780982525500 0982525508
OCLC Number: 438071981
Notes: Essays were originally written as blog posts.
Description: 199 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: War stories --
Laughter is our best defense --
Culture shock --
Farewell fallen comrades --
Home --
Big Brother is watching, and he seems to be enjoying it.
Responsibility: Benjamin Tupper.

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"To understand Afghanistan's culture, its potential for modernization and democracy, and its remaining military challenges, one must walk in the shoes of the Afghan people and its army. From May 2006 to May 2007, I walked in those shoes. These essays are the footprints of my journey."--Introduction.

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