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The Resource Task force black : the explosive true story of the SAS and the secret war in Iraq, Mark Urban

Task force black : the explosive true story of the SAS and the secret war in Iraq, Mark Urban

Label
Task force black : the explosive true story of the SAS and the secret war in Iraq
Title
Task force black
Title remainder
the explosive true story of the SAS and the secret war in Iraq
Statement of responsibility
Mark Urban
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Iraq, 2003: British and American forces confront an insurgency of devastating complexity. Facing defeat, the Coalition waged a hidden war within a war. Major-General Stan McChrystal devised a campaign fusing special forces, aircraft, and the latest surveillance technology with the aim of taking down the enemy before it could regenerate.
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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1961-
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Urban, Mark
Dewey number
  • 956.7044348
  • 956.7'044348
  • 956.704434
  • 956.70443
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS79.76
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Iraq War, 2003-
  • Iraq War, 2003-
  • Great Britain
  • History
  • Asian history
  • True war & combat stories
  • Iraq
  • Military history: post-WW2 conflicts
  • Military history
  • Battles & campaigns
  • Biography: general
  • Special & elite forces
Summary expansion
The book the MoD doesn't want you to read' Daily Mail Soon after British and American forces invaded Iraq they faced an insurgency that was almost impossible to understand, let alone reverse. Facing defeat, the Coalition waged a hidden war within a war. Major-General Stan McChrystal devised a campaign fusing special forces, aircraft, and the latest surveillance technology with the aim of taking down the enemy faster than it could regenerate. Guided by intelligence, a small British special forces team met the car bombers' fire with fire and accounted for thousands of insurgents
Label
Task force black : the explosive true story of the SAS and the secret war in Iraq, Mark Urban
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Publication
Note
  • Originally published: London: Little, Brown, 2010
  • Includes index
Control code
BDZ0009877162
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xxii, 298 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780349123554
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill., maps, col. ports.
Label
Task force black : the explosive true story of the SAS and the secret war in Iraq, Mark Urban
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: London: Little, Brown, 2010
  • Includes index
Control code
BDZ0009877162
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xxii, 298 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780349123554
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill., maps, col. ports.

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