Military history

Lions of Kandahar: The Story of a Fight Against All Odds

Lions of Kandahar: The Story of a Fight Against All Odds

The author takes us with him to experience combat from behind an infantryman's rifle, to walk the minefields of My Lai, to crawl into the ghostly tunnels, and to explore the ambiguities of manhood and morality in a war gone terribly wrong.

Glossary

Chapter 1: FIRST CONTACT

Chapter 2: THAT SEWER SMELL

Chapter 3: PICKING A FIGHT

Chapter 4: WELCOME BACK

Chapter 5: BINGO RED ONE

Chapter 6: OPERATION MEDUSA

Chapter 7: RAT LINES

Chapter 8: A CAT-AND-MOUSE GAME

Chapter 9: THE RED SANDS

Chapter 10: THE NOTEBOOK

Chapter 11: THE VOICE OF AN ANGEL AND DEATH

Chapter 12: “SHOOT INTO THE BUSHES, DADDY!”

Chapter 13: BLACK ON AMMO

Chapter 14: SEVEN TWO-THOUSAND-POUNDERS

Chapter 15: PUT YOUR MOUTHPIECE IN

Chapter 16: FRIENDS FOR LIFE

Chapter 17: “THESE JOKERS JUST DON’T GIVE UP!”

Chapter 18: HOLDING ON AT ALL COSTS

Chapter 19: TODAY IS NOT YOUR DAY

Chapter 20: A WORLD OF HURT

Chapter 21: THE DRAGON’S BACK

Chapter 22: FIREBASE SPERWAN GHAR

Epilogue + Photo Insert