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Greetings from Afghanistan, send more ammo : dispatches from Taliban country, Benjamin Tupper

Label
Greetings from Afghanistan, send more ammo : dispatches from Taliban country
Title
Greetings from Afghanistan, send more ammo
Title remainder
dispatches from Taliban country
Statement of responsibility
Benjamin Tupper
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tupper, Benjamin
Dewey number
  • 958.104/7
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS371.413
LC item number
.T87 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Insurgency
  • Taliban
  • Tupper, Benjamin
  • Soldiers
  • United States
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Afghanistan
  • Afghanistan
Label
Greetings from Afghanistan, send more ammo : dispatches from Taliban country, Benjamin Tupper
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Contents
Introduction: ETTs : the tip of the counterinsurgency spear -- section 1: War stories -- Embrace the suck -- ETTs : the Taliban's high-value target -- The flip-flop army -- Donkeys and grenades : first combat -- 26 June : surrounded -- 27 June : a clear shot -- Decency -- Mines -- Pink mist -- Night letters -- The weapon with no bullets -- A cut throat -- Rockets -- Chance -- An orange-bearded man -- The Garden of Eden Massacre (almost) -- Operation Iron Rage -- section 2: Laughter is our best defense -- Training for Iraq -- The range -- Self-preservation vs. combat street cred -- Of "POO" and pop-tarts -- This nickname has a nice ring to it -- The "monkey and the typewriter" allegory -- How to win the war -- Fobbits, part 1 : an introduction -- Fobbits, part 2 : creature comforts -- Fobbits, part 3 : manufacturing danger -- Missing in action : Jack, Bud, and Jim -- When disobeying an order is just common sense -- section 3: Culture shock -- Inshallah -- Dial a date -- A summer road trip -- We have all the watches, they have all the time -- Informational detritus from the war zone -- A world without women -- Afghan porn -- Women of Kyrgyzstan -- Arab vacation day -- Dogs of war -- Welcome to Paktika -- The sun never shines on Paktika -- Poem -- A warm-blooded and solar-powered enemy -- My holiday appeal -- Winter paralysis -- Midnight winter Visitors -- Jitters -- section 4: Farewell, fallen comrades -- Death of a war eagle -- Fading away -- Exhale -- A shrug and a smile -- September 11 coma -- R.I.P. SSG Phaneuf -- Pieces in the snow -- Ski goes home -- Alive in your mind's eye -- Fayez -- Fallen comrade ceremony -- section 5: Home -- The "new normal" -- The heat in dreams -- Not the reunion I was hoping for -- Vandy -- Operation Iron Rage revisited -- PTSD : a blog as therapy -- My alive day -- Bronze Stars for broken souls -- The end -- Epilogue: Big Brother is watching, and he seems to be enjoying it
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 253 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035369786
Label
Greetings from Afghanistan, send more ammo : dispatches from Taliban country, Benjamin Tupper
Link
Publication
Contents
Introduction: ETTs : the tip of the counterinsurgency spear -- section 1: War stories -- Embrace the suck -- ETTs : the Taliban's high-value target -- The flip-flop army -- Donkeys and grenades : first combat -- 26 June : surrounded -- 27 June : a clear shot -- Decency -- Mines -- Pink mist -- Night letters -- The weapon with no bullets -- A cut throat -- Rockets -- Chance -- An orange-bearded man -- The Garden of Eden Massacre (almost) -- Operation Iron Rage -- section 2: Laughter is our best defense -- Training for Iraq -- The range -- Self-preservation vs. combat street cred -- Of "POO" and pop-tarts -- This nickname has a nice ring to it -- The "monkey and the typewriter" allegory -- How to win the war -- Fobbits, part 1 : an introduction -- Fobbits, part 2 : creature comforts -- Fobbits, part 3 : manufacturing danger -- Missing in action : Jack, Bud, and Jim -- When disobeying an order is just common sense -- section 3: Culture shock -- Inshallah -- Dial a date -- A summer road trip -- We have all the watches, they have all the time -- Informational detritus from the war zone -- A world without women -- Afghan porn -- Women of Kyrgyzstan -- Arab vacation day -- Dogs of war -- Welcome to Paktika -- The sun never shines on Paktika -- Poem -- A warm-blooded and solar-powered enemy -- My holiday appeal -- Winter paralysis -- Midnight winter Visitors -- Jitters -- section 4: Farewell, fallen comrades -- Death of a war eagle -- Fading away -- Exhale -- A shrug and a smile -- September 11 coma -- R.I.P. SSG Phaneuf -- Pieces in the snow -- Ski goes home -- Alive in your mind's eye -- Fayez -- Fallen comrade ceremony -- section 5: Home -- The "new normal" -- The heat in dreams -- Not the reunion I was hoping for -- Vandy -- Operation Iron Rage revisited -- PTSD : a blog as therapy -- My alive day -- Bronze Stars for broken souls -- The end -- Epilogue: Big Brother is watching, and he seems to be enjoying it
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 253 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035369786

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