The Resource Dagger 22 : U.S. Marine Corps special operations in Bala Murghab, Afghanistan, Michael Golembesky

Dagger 22 : U.S. Marine Corps special operations in Bala Murghab, Afghanistan, Michael Golembesky

Label
Dagger 22 : U.S. Marine Corps special operations in Bala Murghab, Afghanistan
Title
Dagger 22
Title remainder
U.S. Marine Corps special operations in Bala Murghab, Afghanistan
Statement of responsibility
Michael Golembesky
Title variation
  • U.S. Marine Corps special operations in Bala Murghab, Afghanistan
  • Dagger twenty-two
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Level Zero Heroes, Michael Golembesky's bestselling account of Marine Special Operations Team 8222 in Bala Murghab, Afghanistan, was just the beginning for these now battle-hardened special operations warriors. The unforgiving Afghan winter has settled upon the 22 men of Marine Special Operations Team 8222, call sign Dagger 22, in the remote and hostile river valley of Bala Murghab, Afghanistan. The Taliban fighters in the region would have liked nothing more than to once again go dormant and rest until the new spring fighting season began. No chance of that--this winter would be different. Along with Afghan and International Security Forces (NATO), the Marines of Dagger 22 continued their fight throughout the harsh winter to shape the battlefield before the Afghan ground began to thaw. From one firefight to the next, the noose began to tighten around the village of Daneh Pasab and the Taliban command cell operating there. On April 6, 2010, a ground force consisting of U.S. Army Special Forces, Afghan Commandos and Marine Corps special operations conducted a night assault to destroy the heavily entrenched Taliban force, breaking their grip on the valley and stopping the spring offensive before it even began. But nothing in Bala Murghab comes easily as combat operations wear on the operators of Dagger 22 as they lean on each other once again in order to complete their mission in one of the most brutal environments on earth."--Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Golembesky, Michael
Dewey number
  • 958.104/745
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS371.413
LC item number
.G679 2016
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Golembesky, Michael
  • United States
  • United States
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Special operations (Military science)
  • Taliban
  • Murgab River Region (Afghanistan and Turkmenistan)
  • Bādghīs (Afghanistan)
Target audience
adult
Label
Dagger 22 : U.S. Marine Corps special operations in Bala Murghab, Afghanistan, Michael Golembesky
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xviii, 314 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250082961
Lccn
2016020657
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (DLC) 2016020657
  • 1538876
Label
Dagger 22 : U.S. Marine Corps special operations in Bala Murghab, Afghanistan, Michael Golembesky
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xviii, 314 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250082961
Lccn
2016020657
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (DLC) 2016020657
  • 1538876

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