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The Resource The outpost : an untold story of American valor, Jake Tapper

The outpost : an untold story of American valor, Jake Tapper

Label
The outpost : an untold story of American valor
Title
The outpost
Title remainder
an untold story of American valor
Statement of responsibility
Jake Tapper
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jake Tapper exposes the origins of one of the Afghan War's deadliest battles for U.S. forces and details the stories of soldiers heroic and doomed, shadowed by the recklessness of their commanders in Washington, D.C. and a war built on constantly shifting sands
Summary
Traces the October 2009 attack on Combat Outpost Keating by Taliban forces near the Pakistan border, citing the conflict's status as one of the deadliest battles for U.S. forces and the controversial subsequent Pentagon ruling that the outpost should nothave been there in the first place
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10151340
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
958.104/742
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS371.4123.K36
LC item number
T36 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an untold story of American valor
Label
The outpost : an untold story of American valor, Jake Tapper
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 625-650) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book 1. "With your shield on it". Roll call: 3-71 Cav and others : Every man an Alexander ; "Major Joe Fenty, hard worker" ; Like just another day on the range ; War, fate, and wind ; "This whole thing is a bad idea" ; Maybe that's just the wind blowing the door ; Monuments to an empire's hubris ; Hill 2610 ; "This will happen to you" ; The abstract threat of terror ; The enemy gets a vote ; Matthias the Macedonian and the LMTV ; The 7-31 ; Buddy ; "Don't go down that way" -- Book 2. Two in the chest, one in the head. Roll call: 1-91 Cav and others -- Roll call: 6-4 Cav and others : "There's not going to be any ice cream" ; "Bulldog-Six, where are you?" ; Balloons ; If you're the enemy, please stand up ; "We will go to Kamdesh next" ; Chess with no rules ; After he finished washing the blood off ; What was wrong with Kaine Meshkin ; The puppies ; Pericles in Kamdesh -- Book 3. Enemy in the wire: the end of combat: Outpost Keating. Roll call: 3-61 Cav : The General's competing considerations ; The deer hunters ; Send me ; Elevator ride ; "Wish me luck" ; Get something up! ; "They've got an RPG pointed right at me" ; Taking this bitch back ; The Apaches ; The fundamentals ; Blood and embers ; The long walk down ; Saint Christopher ; Two purple hearts and just one scar
Control code
5592738
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 673 pages
Isbn
9780316185394
Lccn
2012023094
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn776523654
  • (OCoLC)776523654
Label
The outpost : an untold story of American valor, Jake Tapper
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 625-650) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book 1. "With your shield on it". Roll call: 3-71 Cav and others : Every man an Alexander ; "Major Joe Fenty, hard worker" ; Like just another day on the range ; War, fate, and wind ; "This whole thing is a bad idea" ; Maybe that's just the wind blowing the door ; Monuments to an empire's hubris ; Hill 2610 ; "This will happen to you" ; The abstract threat of terror ; The enemy gets a vote ; Matthias the Macedonian and the LMTV ; The 7-31 ; Buddy ; "Don't go down that way" -- Book 2. Two in the chest, one in the head. Roll call: 1-91 Cav and others -- Roll call: 6-4 Cav and others : "There's not going to be any ice cream" ; "Bulldog-Six, where are you?" ; Balloons ; If you're the enemy, please stand up ; "We will go to Kamdesh next" ; Chess with no rules ; After he finished washing the blood off ; What was wrong with Kaine Meshkin ; The puppies ; Pericles in Kamdesh -- Book 3. Enemy in the wire: the end of combat: Outpost Keating. Roll call: 3-61 Cav : The General's competing considerations ; The deer hunters ; Send me ; Elevator ride ; "Wish me luck" ; Get something up! ; "They've got an RPG pointed right at me" ; Taking this bitch back ; The Apaches ; The fundamentals ; Blood and embers ; The long walk down ; Saint Christopher ; Two purple hearts and just one scar
Control code
5592738
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 673 pages
Isbn
9780316185394
Lccn
2012023094
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn776523654
  • (OCoLC)776523654

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