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Ryan Pitts : Afghanistan: a firefight in the mountains of Wanat  Cover Image Book Book

Ryan Pitts : Afghanistan: a firefight in the mountains of Wanat / Michael P. Spradlin.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250157102
  • ISBN: 1250157102
  • Physical Description: 97 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2019.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 97).
Formatted Contents Note:
Surprise attack -- Afghanistan and the War on Terror -- Direct hit -- Learning on the job -- All alone -- The legacy of the 173rd Airborne -- Reinforcements -- Close air support -- The cavalry arrives -- Support from FOB Blessing -- Dustoff -- The aftermath.
Summary, etc.:
"The astonishing true story of U.S. Sergeant Ryan M. Pitts who received the Medal of Honor for his incredible acts of valor on the field of battle while serving in Afghanistan."--Provided by publisher.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.7 2 500950.
Subject: Pitts, Ryan M., 1985- > Juvenile literature.
United States. Army. Airborne Brigade, 173rd > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Wanat, Battle of, Afghanistan, 2008 > Juvenile literature.
Soldiers > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Soldiers > Afghanistan > History > 21st century.
Medal of Honor > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Afghan War, 2001-2021 > Campaigns.
Genre: Biographies.

Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Carthage Public.

Holds

  • 0 current holds with 4 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Carthage Public Library JNF 958.1047 Spradlin, Michael (Text) 34MO2001808201 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -


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