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The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor by Jake Tapper

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At 6:00 a.m. at the morning of October 3, 2009, battle Outpost Keating was once viciously attacked by Taliban insurgents. The five3 u.s.a. troops, having been stationed at the backside of 3 steep mountains, were critically outmanned by just about four hundred Taliban warring parties. despite the fact that the americans in the end prevailed, their casualties made it one of the most strugglecff0478#39;s deadliest battles for u.s.a. pressures. And after greater than 3 years in that dangerous and inclined valley an insignificant 14 miles from the Pakistan border, the united states abandoned and bombed the camp. A Pentagon investigation later concluded that there was once no explanation why for Outpost Keating to have been there in the first place.

THE OUTPOST is a tour de pressure of investigative journalism. Jake Tapper exposes the origins of this tragic and confounding story, exploring the history of the camp and detailing the tales of soldiers heroic and doomed, shadowed by the recklessness of their commanders in Washington, D.C. and a struggle constructed on continuously transferring sands.
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author: Jake Tapperwriter: Little, Brown and ..Binding: HardcoverLanguage: EnglishPages: 688

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