TITLE

OPERATION BOA: A Counterfactual History of the Battle for Shah-i-Kot

AUTHOR(S)
Hyde, Robert D.; Kelly, Mark D.; Andrews, William F.
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Military Review;Sep/Oct2008, Vol. 88 Issue 5, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the U.S. Army's Operation Anaconda in Afghanistan. It states that the operation took place from March 2 to 6, 2002, and it was a coalition attempt to clear Al-Qaeda and Taliban forces before they could organize a spring offensive against the interim Afghan government of Hamid Karzai. It also points out that the battle between the U.S. troops and Taliban/Al-Qaeda was the largest ground engagement of Operation Enduring Freedom (EOF).
ACCESSION #
34448905

 

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