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The Resource Red platoon : A True Story of American Valor, Clinton Romesha

Red platoon : A True Story of American Valor, Clinton Romesha

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Red platoon : A True Story of American Valor
Title
Red platoon
Title remainder
A True Story of American Valor
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Clinton Romesha
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eng
Summary
The only comprehensive, firsthand account of the thirteen hour firefight at the Battle of Keating by Medal of Honor recipient Clinton Romesha, for readers of Black Hawk Down by Mark Bowden and Lone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell "'It doesn't get better.' To us, that phrase nailed one of the essential truths, maybe even the essential truth, about being stuck at an outpost whose strategic and tactical vulnerabilities were so glaringly obvious to every soldier who had ever set foot in that place that the name itself — Keating — had become a kind of backhanded joke." In 2009, Clinton Romesha of Red Platoon and the rest of the Black Knight Troop were preparing to shut down Command Outpost Keating, the most remote and inaccessible in a string of bases built by the U.S. military in Nuristan and Kunar in the hope of preventing Taliban insurgents from moving freely back and forth between Afghanistan and Pakistan. Three years after its..
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Red platoon : A True Story of American Valor, Clinton Romesha
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http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=DE010720-8CBF-41CA-9BED-D1E188F00DCA
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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sky2ocm80642882
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unknown
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1 online resource
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online
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9780698404151
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
de010720-8cbf-41ca-9bed-d1e188f00dca
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Electronic reproduction.
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Label
Red platoon : A True Story of American Valor, Clinton Romesha
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=DE010720-8CBF-41CA-9BED-D1E188F00DCA
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm80642882
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780698404151
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
de010720-8cbf-41ca-9bed-d1e188f00dca
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Format: Kindle Book
  • Format: OverDrive Read
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions or Amazon Kindle

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