The Resource Red Platoon : a true story of American valor, Clinton Romesha, Medal of Honor recipient

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

Label
Red Platoon : a true story of American valor
Title
Red Platoon
Title remainder
a true story of American valor
Statement of responsibility
Clinton Romesha, Medal of Honor recipient
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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.--
Assigning source
adapted from Kirkus reviews
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
AZZPT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Romesha, Clinton
Dewey number
958.104/742
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Romesha, Clinton
  • Taliban
  • Kamdesh, Battle of, Afghanistan, 2009
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Combat Outpost Keating (Afghanistan)
  • HISTORY / Middle East / General
Label
Red Platoon : a true story of American valor, Clinton Romesha, Medal of Honor recipient
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes biographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn933729394
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 378 pages
Isbn
9780525955054
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • 1212882
  • (Sirsi) o933729394
  • (OCoLC)933729394
Label
Red Platoon : a true story of American valor, Clinton Romesha, Medal of Honor recipient
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes biographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn933729394
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 378 pages
Isbn
9780525955054
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • 1212882
  • (Sirsi) o933729394
  • (OCoLC)933729394

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