By Tim Moreman, Peter Dennis

Chindit 1942-45 КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: Osprey Publishing LtdСерия: Warrior 136Автор(ы): Tim MoremanЯзык: EnglishГод издания: 2009Количество страниц: 34x2ISBN: 978-1-84603-373-5Формат: pdfРазмер: 19,7 mbThe Chindits have been a specifically equipped, built and expert physique of guys applying leading edge battling tools in keeping with principles initially built via Major-General Orde Wingate. Raised to struggle deep in the back of jap traces within the Burmese Jungle in international conflict II, their contribution to the Allied reason continues to be debatable to this present day. followed through full-colour illustrations this ebook describes the origins of this elite formation, detailing their recruitment, education and expert scuffling with tools, and divulges the specified costume, gear and guns used, in addition to the big hardships suffered by means of the officials and males concerned. RAPIDили IFOLDER eighty five

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Contents Copyright Prologue Chapter 1: Forward Operating Base “Shank” Chapter 2: Aboard Extortion 17 Chapter 3: Base Shank Chapter 4: SEALs Called to Action Chapter 5: Ninety-­Seven Days from Quintessential Glory to Unexplained Disaster Chapter 6: Background on the Colt Report Chapter 7: The Colt Report: A General Overview Chapter 8: The Colt Report 101: Points to Keep in Mind in Examining Evidence Chapter 9: The Pink Elephant Escapes Chapter 10: CENTCOM Handcuffs Colt’s Investigation Chapter 11: The Seven Missing Afghans Discovered by Happenchance Chapter 12: “Green-­on-­Blue” Violence: “Friendly” Afghans Killing Americans Chapter 13: An Ambassador’s Blunt Warnings Chapter 14: A Forced Suicide Mission Chapter 15: Extortion 17 Pilots: Underequipped and Untrained for Special Ops Chapter 16: The Deadly Record of CH-47D in Afghanistan Chapter 17: Task Force Commander Concerns: Conventinal Aviation with Special Forces Chapter 18: Pre-­Flight Intelligence: Taliban Targeting US Helicopters Chapter 19: Chaos in the Air: The Lost Minutes Chapter 20: The Chopper’s Last Call Chapter 21: The Odd Request for a “Sparkle” Chapter 22: The Final Seconds: Who Is “Them”?

SEALs—History—21st century. 3. United States. Naval Special Warfare Development Group—History. 4. Chinook (Military transport helicopter) 5. Special operations (Military science)—United States. 6. Afghan War, 2001—Campaigns. I. Title. II. Title: Shoot-down of SEAL Team Six. 48-1992. Contents Copyright Prologue Chapter 1: Forward Operating Base “Shank” Chapter 2: Aboard Extortion 17 Chapter 3: Base Shank Chapter 4: SEALs Called to Action Chapter 5: Ninety-­Seven Days from Quintessential Glory to Unexplained Disaster Chapter 6: Background on the Colt Report Chapter 7: The Colt Report: A General Overview Chapter 8: The Colt Report 101: Points to Keep in Mind in Examining Evidence Chapter 9: The Pink Elephant Escapes Chapter 10: CENTCOM Handcuffs Colt’s Investigation Chapter 11: The Seven Missing Afghans Discovered by Happenchance Chapter 12: “Green-­on-­Blue” Violence: “Friendly” Afghans Killing Americans Chapter 13: An Ambassador’s Blunt Warnings Chapter 14: A Forced Suicide Mission Chapter 15: Extortion 17 Pilots: Underequipped and Untrained for Special Ops Chapter 16: The Deadly Record of CH-47D in Afghanistan Chapter 17: Task Force Commander Concerns: Conventinal Aviation with Special Forces Chapter 18: Pre-­Flight Intelligence: Taliban Targeting US Helicopters Chapter 19: Chaos in the Air: The Lost Minutes Chapter 20: The Chopper’s Last Call Chapter 21: The Odd Request for a “Sparkle” Chapter 22: The Final Seconds: Who Is “Them”?

But against incoming rockets, antiaircraft fire, surface-­to-­air missiles, or rocket-­propelled grenades, the machine guns were as effective as a peashooter in a gunfight at the OK Corral, a reality of which Pat Hamburger was all too aware. Hamburger had practice-­fired the weapons many times, but he had never fired the weapons in combat. Like his friend Bryan Nichols in the cockpit, this marked his first combat deployment to Afghanistan, his first foray into a war zone. Four of the five members of this Air National Guard flight crew were green from lack of experience.

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