All roads lead to Baghdad : Army Special Operations Forces in Iraq

Format: Print Book 2006
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Government Documents GOV.DOC. r D 101.2:B 14
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor - Government Documents
Call Number  GOV.DOC. r D 101.2:B 14

By Charles H. Briscoe, et al. Tells the story of Iraqi Freedom, the second Army Special Operations (ASO) campaign in America's Global War on Terrorism. Shows how the ASO supported a US-led conventional air and ground offensive to collapse the regime of Saddam Hussein and capture Baghdad. Includes bibliographical references.

This is the official history as recorded by U.S. Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) historians, Charles H. Briscoe, Kenneth Finlayson, and Robert W. Jones Jr., Cherilyn A. Walley, A. Dwayne Aaron, Michael R. Mullins, and James A. Schroder.

An amazing book in over-sized (6 X 9 inch) paperback format with 517 glossy pages. In addition to the text there are 356 photographs, maps, and illustrations all in full color. A number of the illustrations are of SSI, ODA Patches, and DUI of the SOF entities involved. There are also extensive chapter source notes, a glossary of terminology, and a complete index. "An absolutely essential reference work for anyone interested in the special operations history of Operation Iraqi Freedom."

Why Iraq?
Planning for war
Preparing for war
Staging for war
War begins
War pauses
War accelerates
Baghdad and beyond
War transitions
Observations and reflections.

Additional Information
Subjects United States. -- Army. -- Special Forces -- History -- 21st century.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Commando operations.
Special operations (Military science) -- Iraq.
Special operations (Military science) -- United States -- History.
Special forces (Military science) -- United States -- History.
Publisher Fort Bragg, N.C. :USASOC History Office :2006
For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O.,
Other Titles Army Special Operations Forces in Iraq
New chapter in America's global war on terrorism
Contributors Briscoe, Charles H. (Charles Harry)
United States Army Special Operations Command.
Language English
Notes Shipping list no.: 2006-0192-P.
Description xxx, 517 pages : color illustrations, color maps, color photographs ; 23 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 467-502) and index.
ISBN 0160753643 :
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