No Ordinary Men: Special Operations Forces Missions in Afghanistan

No Ordinary Men: Special Operations Forces Missions in Afghanistan

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Overview

  • Colonel Bernd Horn is an experienced Canadian Forces officer.
  • This is previously classified information on Canadian special forces operations.
  • Tells an impressive story of the officers serving in the Canadian special forces.
  • Reveals four previously secret Canadian special ops missions against the Taliban in Afghanistan.
  • Gives a deep and uniquely privileged view of Canada's anti-terror legacy, and its ongoing efforts.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781459724105
Publisher: Dundurn Press
Publication date: 03/15/2016
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 847,657
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Colonel Bernd Horn is a retired Regular Force infantry officer and military educator. Dr. Horn has authored, co-authored, or edited more than forty books, including No Easy Task: Fighting in Afghanistan and No Lack of Courage: Operation Medusa, Afghanistan. He lives in Kingston, Ontario.

Table of Contents

Foreword
 
Introduction
 
Chapter 1        The Canadian SOF Legacy
 
Chapter 2        Looking For Trouble: Penetrating the De Lam Ghar Taliban Sanctuary, September 2005
                                               
Chapter 3        Never Say Die:  Into the Jaws of Death at Chenartu
 
Chapter 4        Where No Men Dare Travel: Penetrating the Baghran Valley
 
Chapter 5        No Room for Error: Desperate Fight for Survival in Tarin Kowt
 
Chapter 6        When the Thunder Comes: The Invisible Hand of SOF Shaping the Battlefield
 
Chapter 7        Chaos in Kandahar: The Battle for Building 4
 
Glossary of Abbreviations
 
Index

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