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The only thing worth dying for: how eleven Green Berets forged a new Afghanistan

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Eric Blehm, author of the award-winning The Last Season, is back with another true adventure story, The Only Thing Worth Dying For. Set in the immediate aftermath of 9/11, The Only Thing Worth Dying For chronicles the untold story of the team of Green Berets led by Captain Jason Amerine that conquered the Taliban and helped bring Hamid Karzai to power in Afghanistan. In the tradition of Black Hawk Down, The Only Thing Worth Dying For is, in the words of former Congressman Charlie Wilson (from Charlie Wilson's War), "the one book you must read if you have any hope of understanding what our fine American soldiers are up against in Afghanistan."

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display_description The author exposes the realities of unconventional warfare and nation-building in Afghanistan in this chronicle of one of the most important military mission in the early days of the Global War on Terror--ODA 574--wherein a Special Forces team infiltrated the mountains of southern Afghanistan, fomented a tribal revolt, and forced the Taliban to surrender.
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subject_facet Afghan War, 2001- -- Commando operations -- United States, Afghanistan -- Politics and government -- 2001-, Karzai, Hamid, -- 1957-, United States. -- Army. -- Special Forces -- History -- 21st century
title_display The only thing worth dying for : how eleven Green Berets forged a new Afghanistan
title_full The Only Thing Worth Dying For How Eleven Green Berets Forged a New Afghanistan, The only thing worth dying for : how eleven Green Berets forged a new Afghanistan / Eric Blehm
title_short The only thing worth dying for :
title_sub how eleven Green Berets forged a new Afghanistan
topic_facet Afghan War, 2001-, Commando operations, History, Karzai, Hamid, Nonfiction, Politics and government