Into the fire [electronic resource] : a first-hand account of the most extraordinary battle in the Afghan War
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Into the fire [electronic resource] : a first-hand account of the most extraordinary battle in the Afghan War

By Meyer, Dakota, 1988-
West, Francis J.
OverDrive, Inc.

Published by Random House, New York

ISBN 9780679645443

Bib Id 1607004

Copyright 2012

Edition 1st ed.

Description 1 online resource (239 p.) : ill., maps.

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02544nam a2200457Ka 4500
ISBN
9780679645443 (eBook)
Title
Into the fire [electronic resource] : a first-hand account of the most extraordinary battle in the Afghan War
Edition
1st ed.
Copyright Date
2012
Description
1 online resource (239 p.) : ill., maps.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
Along the Afghan-Pakistan border -- Finish the game -- The Marine years -- Monti -- Advising -- Coming together -- Out of the smoke -- Ganjigal -- Into the valley -- Paralysis -- Lost -- Into the fire -- Into the wash -- Primal -- Team Monti -- Dab Khar -- Cheerleaders -- Old haunts -- All in -- Epilogue / by Bing West.
Summary
A Medal of Honor-awarded Marine sniper shares the controversy-marked story of his heroic contributions during a 2009 Taliban ambush during which he saved a company of Afghan soldiers and Marine advisors, a victory that compelled him to disobey orders and assume command without reinforcements or artillery support.
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