War in Afghanistan: An Interactive Modern History Adventure

War in Afghanistan: An Interactive Modern History Adventure

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Overview

War in Afghanistan: An Interactive Modern History Adventure by Matt Doeden, Blake Hoena

The war in Afghanistan is the longest war the United States has ever fought. It’s a tough war against a loosely organized and unpredictable enemy. How will you defend your country? Will you: Serve on an Army Ranger rescue team during the Battle of Takur Ghar? Protect a supply convoy as a member of the National Guard? Fight as a Marine aiding the Army Special Forces during Operation Moshtarak? Everything in this book happened to real people. And YOU CHOOSE what you do next. The choices you make could lead you to survival or to death.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781476552217
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 02/01/2014
Series: You Choose: Modern History Series
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 405,285
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 740L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Matt Doeden is a freelance author and editor from Minnesota. He’s written numerous children’s books on sports, music, current events, the military, extreme survival, and much more. His books Sandy Koufax (Twenty-First Century Books, 2006) and Tom Brady: Unlikely Champion (Twenty-First Century Books, 2011) were Junior Library Guild selections. Doeden began his career as a sports writer before turning to publishing. He lives in Minnesota with his wife and two children.

Blake A. Hoena grew up in central Wisconsin, where he wrote stories about robots conquering the moon and trolls lumbering around the woods behind his parents house. He now lives in Minnesota and continues to write about fun things like space aliens and superheroes. Blake has written more than fifty chapter books and graphic novels for children.

Table of Contents

About Your Adventure 5

Chapter 1 A Long War 7

Chapter 2 Operation Anaconda 13

Chapter 3 Task Force Muleskinner 39

Chapter 4 Marines in Marjah 71

Chapter 5 Success and Failure 103

Timeline 106

Other Paths to Explore 108

Read More 109

Internet Sites 109

Glossary 110

Bibliography 111

Index 112

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War in Afghanistan: An Interactive Modern History Adventure 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
BobbyEd More than 1 year ago
Not a normal narrative book; it had options to explore different scenarios. Too confusing.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I will give a 5-Star reiviw