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The Resource The final mission of Extortion 17 : special ops, helicopter support, SEAL Team Six, and the deadliest day of the U.S. war in Afghanistan, Ed Darack

The final mission of Extortion 17 : special ops, helicopter support, SEAL Team Six, and the deadliest day of the U.S. war in Afghanistan, Ed Darack

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The final mission of Extortion 17 : special ops, helicopter support, SEAL Team Six, and the deadliest day of the U.S. war in Afghanistan
Title
The final mission of Extortion 17
Title remainder
special ops, helicopter support, SEAL Team Six, and the deadliest day of the U.S. war in Afghanistan
Statement of responsibility
Ed Darack
Title variation
Special ops, helicopter support, SEAL Team Six, and the deadliest day of the U.S. war in Afghanistan
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Ed Darack investigates the downing of Extortion 17, the deadliest helicopter crash in the history of U.S. special operations."--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Darack, Ed
Dewey number
958.104/742
Index
index present
LC call number
DS371.412
LC item number
.D37 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Chinook (Military transport helicopter)
  • Special operations (Military science)
  • Afghan War, 2001-
Label
The final mission of Extortion 17 : special ops, helicopter support, SEAL Team Six, and the deadliest day of the U.S. war in Afghanistan, Ed Darack
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
REDCON 2 -- Operation Enduring Freedom -- Waiting for the call -- "Make it count" -- Trial by fire: forging a modern U.S. Army aviator and commander -- Extortion company and the modern American war machine -- Special operations and the 160th -- Through the perilous skies of war -- Progression of excellence -- Rotating wings -- Families and war -- The swiftest wind -- Dragons in the air -- Born to fly -- Never stop flying the aircraft -- Three steps ahead of the helicopter -- Invisible warfighters -- Focalpoint of support -- Mechanics of the mission -- Decision point -- The passengers -- Highest valor -- Chance alone -- Extortion is down! -- Aftermath -- Operation Ginosa: "Death by knight" -- Epilogue
Extent
x, pages cm
Isbn
9781588345899
Lccn
2017001110
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(DLC)BK0020256950
Label
The final mission of Extortion 17 : special ops, helicopter support, SEAL Team Six, and the deadliest day of the U.S. war in Afghanistan, Ed Darack
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
REDCON 2 -- Operation Enduring Freedom -- Waiting for the call -- "Make it count" -- Trial by fire: forging a modern U.S. Army aviator and commander -- Extortion company and the modern American war machine -- Special operations and the 160th -- Through the perilous skies of war -- Progression of excellence -- Rotating wings -- Families and war -- The swiftest wind -- Dragons in the air -- Born to fly -- Never stop flying the aircraft -- Three steps ahead of the helicopter -- Invisible warfighters -- Focalpoint of support -- Mechanics of the mission -- Decision point -- The passengers -- Highest valor -- Chance alone -- Extortion is down! -- Aftermath -- Operation Ginosa: "Death by knight" -- Epilogue
Extent
x, pages cm
Isbn
9781588345899
Lccn
2017001110
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(DLC)BK0020256950

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