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The Afghanistan papers

Lenny Flank

The Afghanistan papers

a selection of leaked US military field reports from the Afghan War

by Lenny Flank

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Published by Red and Black Publishers in St. Petersburg, Fla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Counterinsurgency,
  • Sources,
  • Stability operations,
  • Civil action,
  • Casualties,
  • Afghan War, 2001-,
  • Armed Forces

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Lenny Flank
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS371.412 .A364 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination404 p. ;
    Number of Pages404
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24914426M
    ISBN 101610010000
    ISBN 109781610010009
    LC Control Number2010039197
    OCLC/WorldCa670374197


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