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The Resource Red Platoon : a true story of American valor, Clinton Romesha, Medal of honor recipient

Red Platoon : a true story of American valor, Clinton Romesha, Medal of honor recipient

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Red Platoon : a true story of American valor
Title
Red Platoon : a true story of American valor
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Clinton Romesha, Medal of honor recipient
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eng
Summary
An account of the horrendous October 2009 attack on the American Combat Outpost Keating in Afghanistan, told in a frank, engaging vernacular by the staff sergeant and Medal of Honor winner. Romesha ably captures the daily dangers faced by these courageous American soldiers in Afghanistan.--
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Title
Red Platoon
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Summary
A comprehensive account of the 13-hour firefight at the Battle of Keating by a Medal of Honor recipient describes the harrowing events of the October 3, 2009 attack and how the sacrifices and victories of heroic men raised questions about whether the strategically vulnerable outpost should ever have been built
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10488861
Cataloging source
AZZPT
Dewey number
958.104/742
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS371.4123.K36
LC item number
R76 2016b
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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a true story of American valor
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a true story of American valor
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Clinton Romesha
Red Platoon : a true story of American valor, Clinton Romesha, Medal of honor recipient
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Red Platoon : a true story of American valor, Clinton Romesha, Medal of honor recipient
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Bibliography note
Includes biographical references
Contents
Introduction: It doesn't get better -- Part I: The road to Nuristan -- Loss -- Stacked -- Keating -- Inside the fishbowl -- Everybody dies -- Part II: Going cyclic -- "Let's go kill some people" -- Heavy contact -- Combat Kirk -- Luck -- Tunnel vision -- Part III: Overrun -- The only gun left in the fight -- "Charlie in the wire" -- The Alamo position -- Light 'em up -- Part IV: Taking the bitch back -- Launch out -- Not gonna make it -- Ox and Finch -- Alive! -- The bone -- Part V: Saving Stephan Mace -- "Go get it done" -- Mustering the dead -- Conflagration -- Farewell to Keating -- Trailing fires -- Epilogue -- In memoriam
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ocn933729394
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
xiii, 378 pages
Isbn
9780525955054
Isbn Type
(hc)
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illustrations

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