Dead Men Risen: An Epic Story of War and Heroism in Afghanistan

Dead Men Risen: An Epic Story of War and Heroism in Afghanistan

by Toby Harnden

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781621572718
Publisher: Regnery History
Publication date: 11/17/2014
Pages: 512
Sales rank: 686,793
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.70(d)

About the Author

Toby Harnden is a dual American and British citizen who has reported from across the world and was embedded with U.S. and British troops numerous times in Iraq and Afghanistan. A former naval officer, he holds a First Class degree in Modern History from Oxford. Imprisoned in Zimbabwe and threatened with jail in Britain for refusing to identify confidential sources, Harnden is the author of Bandit Country , the critically acclaimed bestseller that penetrated the heartland of the IRA. He is Washington bureau chief for the Sunday Times of London.

Table of Contents

Author's Sole xiii

Prologue xvii

1 Cymru Am Byth 1

2 Green Zone 19

3 Whitehall Warrior 35

4 Fighting Season 55

5 The Afghan Factor 73

6 Barma Inshailah 91

7 Flashman's Fort 109

8 Life Is Fragile 127

8 Mystery Junction 151

10 Low Metal Content 173

11 Heaven in Helmand 191

12 Big Hand, Small Map 209

13 On the Canal 227

14 Top Cover 249

15 Regret to Inform 265

16 Men of Harlech 283

17 Battle Shock 303

18 One Shot, Two Kills 325

19 Dragon Punch 351

20 Time and the Clock 373

Epilogue 399

Appendix 415

List of Key Personnel 423

Chronology 431

Glossary 439

Acknowledgments 449

Notes 453

Bibliography 465

Index 477

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