The Resource Task force black : the explosive true story of the SAS and the secret war in Iraq, Mark Urban

Task force black : the explosive true story of the SAS and the secret war in Iraq, Mark Urban

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Task force black : the explosive true story of the SAS and the secret war in Iraq
Title
Task force black
Title remainder
the explosive true story of the SAS and the secret war in Iraq
Statement of responsibility
Mark Urban
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"When British and American forces invaded Iraq in April 2003, their intelligence operations got to work looking for the WMD their governments had promised us were there. They quickly realised no such weapons existed. Instead they become faced with an ever-increasing spiral of extremism and violence that was almost impossible to understand, let alone contain. This book tells the story of what happened next, one of the most dramatic and sustained operations in our recent military history. Up against the wall, under the aegis of the joint forces commanded by Major General McChrystal, our men moved into action using the wide variety of aircraft and weaponry at their disposal. Combining intelligence with brute force, the SAS went on the attack, night after night targeting Al-Qaeda and other insurgent groups with an intensity never before practiced by the service, destroying the terrorist threat and saving lives." -- Publisher
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
956.7044348
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS79.76
LC item number
.U73 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Task force black : the explosive true story of the SAS and the secret war in Iraq, Mark Urban
Label
Task force black : the explosive true story of the SAS and the secret war in Iraq, Mark Urban
Publication
Note
Includes index
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
13213103
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
xviii, 299 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781408702659
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) TAU158817
  • (OCoLC)495598304
  • (Nz)13213103

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