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The Resource Into the fire : a firsthand account of the most extraordinary battle in the Afghan War, Dakota Meyer and Bing West

Into the fire : a firsthand account of the most extraordinary battle in the Afghan War, Dakota Meyer and Bing West

Label
Into the fire : a firsthand account of the most extraordinary battle in the Afghan War
Title
Into the fire
Title remainder
a firsthand account of the most extraordinary battle in the Afghan War
Statement of responsibility
Dakota Meyer and Bing West
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A Medal of Honor-awarded Marine sniper shares the controversy-marked story of his heroic contributions during a 2009 Taliban ambush during which he saved a company of Afghan soldiers and Marine advisors, a victory that compelled him to disobey orders and assume command without reinforcements or artillery support
Biography type
contains biographical information
Citation location within source
  • September 15, 2012
  • January 09, 2012
Citation source
  • Kirkus Reviews
  • Library Journal Prepub Alert
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1988-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Meyer, Dakota
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
West, Francis J
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Meyer, Dakota
  • United States
  • Ganjgal, Battle of, Ganjgal, Afghanistan, 2009
  • Afghan War, 2001-
Target audience
adult
Label
Into the fire : a firsthand account of the most extraordinary battle in the Afghan War, Dakota Meyer and Bing West
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-239)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Along the Afghan-Pakistan border -- Finish the game -- The Marine years -- Monti -- Advising -- Coming together -- Out of the smoke -- Ganjigal -- Into the valley -- Paralysis -- Lost -- Into the fire -- Into the wash -- Primal -- Team Monti -- Dab Khar -- Cheerleaders -- Old haunts -- All in -- Epilogue / by Bing West
Control code
BD12081002
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
xi, 239 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780812993400
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780812993400
  • (OCoLC)778631927
Label
Into the fire : a firsthand account of the most extraordinary battle in the Afghan War, Dakota Meyer and Bing West
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-239)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Along the Afghan-Pakistan border -- Finish the game -- The Marine years -- Monti -- Advising -- Coming together -- Out of the smoke -- Ganjigal -- Into the valley -- Paralysis -- Lost -- Into the fire -- Into the wash -- Primal -- Team Monti -- Dab Khar -- Cheerleaders -- Old haunts -- All in -- Epilogue / by Bing West
Control code
BD12081002
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
xi, 239 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780812993400
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780812993400
  • (OCoLC)778631927

Library Locations

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      1197 W. Main St., Lewisville, TX, 75067, US
      33.0422012 -97.02392920000001
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