Operation Snakebite: The Explosive True Story of An Afghan Desert Siege :: Stephen Grey

Operation Snakebite: The Explosive True Story of An Afghan Desert Siege :: Stephen Grey soon to be presented for sale on the special BookLovers of Bath web site!

London: Viking, 2009, Hardback in dust wrapper.

2nd impression, first edition 2009. Contains: Colour photographs; Maps;

From the cover: in december 2007, Stephen Grey, a Sunday Times reporter, was under fire from the enemy as British and American forces struggled to liberate the Taliban stronghold of Musa Qala. Sheltering from the bullets behind an American armoured Humvee, Grey turned his head to witness a scene of carnage: a car and a truck full of refugees had been riddled with gunfire, and several had died, including children. Taliban positions were pounded with gunfire and strafed with the cannons of an American jet plane, and a bomb was dropped on a compound, to the cheers of the soldiers. A day later, as the operation continued, a mine explode…

Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.

Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XV] 351 pages. 9½” x 6¼”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I woo you with the cream of the crop in my Military Army catalogue?

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