TITLE

Troop Movement

AUTHOR(S)
Kaplan, Lawrence F.
PUB. DATE
March 2002
SOURCE
New Republic;3/25/2002, Vol. 226 Issue 11, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the use of United States ground troops during the war in Afghanistan. Use of ground troops in the war, following the failure of Afghan proxy soldiers to secure the Tora Bora region; Efforts of military planners to avoid mistakes similar to those made during the Vietnam conflict; Role of General Franklin Hagenbeck of the U.S. Army's 10th Mountain Division in drafting Operation Anaconda to root out Al Qaeda and Taliban forces that had regrouped in the caves of eastern Afghanistan.
ACCESSION #
6365678

 

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