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Not a good day to die : the untold story of Operation Anaconda

Author: Sean Naylor
Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, ©2005.
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After the Al Qaida attacks of September 11, 2001, America quickly toppled the Taliban regime that had sheltered the terrorist organization in Afghanistan. But, believing the war to be all but over, U.S. Central Command refused to commit the forces required to achieve total victory. Instead, the war's biggest battle--one that could have broken Al Qaida and captured Osama bin Laden--was waged by a hodge-podge of units  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sean Naylor
ISBN: 0425196097 9780425196090 0425207870 9780425207871 0141014571 9780141014579
OCLC Number: 56592513
Description: xix, 425 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: IPB --
Reaction to contact --
Takur Ghar --
Winding down.
Other Titles: Chaos and courage in the mountains of Afghanistan
Responsibility: Sean Naylor.
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At dawn on March 2, 2002, the first major battle of the 21st Century began. Over 200 soldiers of the 101st Airborne and 10th Mountain Divisions flew into Afghanistan's Shahikot valley - and into the  Read more...

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