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The Resource No way out : a story of valor in the mountains of Afghanistan, Mitch Weiss and Kevin Maurer

No way out : a story of valor in the mountains of Afghanistan, Mitch Weiss and Kevin Maurer

Label
No way out : a story of valor in the mountains of Afghanistan
Title
No way out
Title remainder
a story of valor in the mountains of Afghanistan
Statement of responsibility
Mitch Weiss and Kevin Maurer
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
It seemed like an impossible mission right from the start. A Special Forces team in Afghanistan planned to land in an enemy-held valley and scale a steep mountain to surprise and capture a terrorist leader. But before they found the target, the target found them. The elite soldiers fought for hours, huddled on a small rock ledge as rocket-propelled grenades and heavy machine gun fire rained down on them. They tended to their wounded and kept fighting to stay alive. When the battle finally ended, ten soldiers had earned Silver Stars--the most awarded to any unit in one battle since Vietnam. Based on dozens of interviews with those who were there, this is a compelling narrative of an epic battle that also serves as a cautionary tale: Be careful what you ask a soldier to do, because they will die trying to accomplish their mission.--From publisher description
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
958.104/742
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS371.4123.S56
LC item number
W45 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Label
No way out : a story of valor in the mountains of Afghanistan, Mitch Weiss and Kevin Maurer
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Premission -- Contact -- The ledge -- Escape -- Aftermath -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn727703441
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
328 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780425245262
Lccn
2011028877
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)727703441
Label
No way out : a story of valor in the mountains of Afghanistan, Mitch Weiss and Kevin Maurer
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Premission -- Contact -- The ledge -- Escape -- Aftermath -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn727703441
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
328 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780425245262
Lccn
2011028877
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)727703441

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