Victory Point

Victory Point

Operations Red Wings and Whalers : the Marine Corps' Battle for Freedom in Afghanistan

Book - 2009
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Examines the story of Operation Red Wings and Operation Whalers involving the Marines in Afghanistan in June 2005, the deaths of 19 U.S. soldiers, the demise of Ahmad Shah, and the impact this incident had on the War on Terror.
Publisher: New York : Berkley Caliber, 2009
ISBN: 9780425226193
0425226190
Branch Call Number: DS371.4123.O66 D37 2009
Characteristics: xviii, 316 p., [32] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm

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Feb 15, 2013

An excellent book about the pay back from of a unit of Marines piled onto some primitive fool hardy Taliban who could not take the pressure of having Marine grunts force of arms pound them into submission. An up and coming Taliban wannabe leader nearly wiped out a four man Navy Seal recon unit and the Marines moved into the valley and did what they do best. Freedom isn't free!!

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