The Savage War
The Untold Battles of AfghanistanBook - 2011
On the tenth anniversary of Canada's involvement, a leading journalist offers a fascinating assessment of Canada's past and present role in the Afghan war Of the 33,000 troops under NATO command in Afghanistan in October 2006, 12,000 were Americans and 2,500 were Canadians. Deployed to southern Afghanistan, the Canadian forces were charged with ending the violent insurgency in Kandahar Province. The Savage War offers a compelling look at how the war has been conducted by Canada and its allies on the ground and at the highest echelons. With unprecedented access to classified documents and the exceptional storytelling skills that have made him an award-winning reporter, Murray Brewster offers a powerful new perspective on the war.
Publisher: Mississauga, Ont. : J. Wiley & Sons Canada, c2011
Branch Call Number: 958.1047 BRE
Characteristics: xxiv, 344 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm