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Red Platoon : a true story of American valor / Clinton Romesha, Medal of Honor recipient.

Romesha, Clinton (author.).
Book Book ([2016])
Description: xiii, 378 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Publisher: New York, New York : Dutton, [2016]
17 of 17 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
1 of 1 copy available at Saugus.
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  • ISBN: 9781101984338 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0525955054
  • ISBN: 9780525955054
Bibliography, etc.: 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.
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.--
Citation: Romesha, Clinton. "Red Platoon : a true story of American valor." New York, New York : Dutton, 2016.
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