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Summary

On 13 July 2008, nine American Soldiers perished while fighting a pitched battle in the village of Wanat in Afghanistan's Waygal Valley. On that day the men of Company C, 2d Battalion, 503d Parachute Infantry Regiment, endured four hours of intense close-quarters combat and mounting casualties.

The contingent of 49 United States and 24 Afghan National Army Soldiers valiantly defended their small outpost against a coordinated attack by a determined insurgent force armed with rocket-propelled grenades and automatic weapons. This audiobook narrates the Combat Studies Institute's historical and tactical analysis of the combat and its environment.

©2017 Felbrigg Napoleon Herriot (P)2017 Combat Studies Institute

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