Level Zero Heroes

Level Zero Heroes

The Story of U.S. Marine Special Operations in Bala Murghab, Afghanistan

Book - 2014
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The author follows the members of U.S. Marine Special Operations Team 8222 on their assignment to the remote and isolated Taliban stronghold known as Bala Murghab as they conduct special operations in an effort to break the Taliban's grip on the Valley.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, [2014]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781250030405
1250030404
Branch Call Number: 958.1047 G581
Characteristics: xxi, 297 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Bruning, John R.

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eighthafpierce
Dec 21, 2015

Well written, good style of telling the stories of the Marines and 82nd Airborne in combat in Afghanistan and some of the problems thereof.

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SEBoiko
Mar 24, 2015

This is Afghanistan, the enemy is every where. Sometimes right next to you.

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SEBoiko
Mar 24, 2015

Warheads on their foreheads.

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SEBoiko
Mar 24, 2015

Why are we even out here if we aren't allowed to kill the people shooting at us?

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SEBoiko
Mar 24, 2015

Combat requires hard choices:...

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SEBoiko
Mar 24, 2015

Where else but in Afghanistan have we ever faced an eenemy who played without a rule book at the same time as our own ceded almost every advantage to the foe?

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SEBoiko
Mar 24, 2015

Counterinsurgency will always be a slippery slope.

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SEBoiko
Mar 24, 2015

Afghan politics was a mine field of intrigue and double-dealing,...

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SEBoiko
Mar 24, 2015

If the war doesn't kill you, the politics and ramifications will.

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SEBoiko
Mar 24, 2015

Technology may have evolved, but the basic element of warfare remained timeless.

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SEBoiko
Mar 24, 2015

Level Zero Heroes describes the shared sacrifices of Marine Special Operations Team 82222 as they lived, trained, and fought together in preparation for and during their combat operations in Bala Murghab, Afghanistan.

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