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Outposts of war.

George Gordon Young

Outposts of war.

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Published by Hodder [and] Stoughton in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination[252] p.
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16849493M

    "The Outpost is a mind-boggling, all-too-true story of heroism, hubris, failed strategy, and heartbreaking sacrifice. If you want to understand how the war in Afghanistan went off the rails, you need to read this book."—Jon Krakauer, author of Into Thin Air and Where Men Win Glory.


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Outpost is Hill’s “lively, entertaining introduction to the difficult game of diplomacy” (The Washington Post)—an adventure story of danger, loss of comrades, high stakes negotiations, and imperfect options. There are fascinating portraits of war criminals (Mladic, Karadzic), of presidents (Bush, Clinton, and Obama), of vice.

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