St. Martins Griffin Fall 2017 by Macmillan

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s t mart in s griff in sept emb e r 2017 dagger 22 u.s marine corps special operations in bala murghab afghanistan michael golembesky now in paperback the thrilling true story of a marine special forces unit in a battle for their lives in afghanistan from the new york times bestselling author of level zero heroes level zero heroes the bestselling account of marine special operations team 8222 in bala murghab afghanistan was just the beginning for these now battle-hardened special operations warriors biog ra p h y au tobiog ra p h y m ili tary st martin s griffin 9/19/2017 9781250144935 $16.99 $23.99 can trade paperback 336 pages 8.3 in h 5.5 in w includes 5 maps 1 schematic drawing and 22 black-and-white photographs throughout plus one 16-page color photograph insert subrights uk rights st martin s press translation rights st martin s press other available formats hardcover isbn 9781250082961 ebook isbn 9781250082978 audio isbn 9781427281760 m ar keting online publicity blog outreach online reader reviews author facebook 138k likes author website al s o ava ilabl e level zero heroes the story of u.s marine special operations in bala murghab afghanistan 9/2015 9781250070296 trade paperback $15.99 $18.50 can the unforgiving afghan winter has settled upon the 22 men of marine spec ops team callsign 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 spring fighting season begins no chance of that—this winter would be different along with coalition afghan and nato forces the marines of dagger 22 continue their fight throughout the winter to shape the battlefield before the afghan ground thaws from one firefight to the next the noose begins to tighten around the village of daneh pasab and the command cell operating there on april 6 2010 a force of u.s army special forces afghan commandos and marine corps special operations conduct a night assault to destroy the heavily entrenched taliban force breaking their grip on the valley and stopping the spring offensive before it even begins but nothing ever goes easy for the operators of dagger 22 and they would soon need to lean on each other once again in one of the most brutal environments on earth pr a i se one of the better battle memoirs to date from the war in afghanistan an unvarnished look at how this small team lived and worked together to carry out a very difficult mission under trying circumstances the story of these brave americans is told with both empathy and humor showing the often dark wit and comradery of fighting men in isolated outposts and the loss they feel when one of their most popular teammates is killed in action —new york journal of books staff sergeant michael golembesky served 8 years with the united states marine corps and is a combat veteran of the afghanistan and iraq wars golembesky served as a joint terminal attack controller with marine special operation team 8222 marsoc his previous book level zero heroes was a new york times bestseller he lives in colorado springs co 14