Victory Point: Operations Red Wings and Whalers - the Marine Corps' Battlefor Freedom in Afghanistan

Victory Point: Operations Red Wings and Whalers - the Marine Corps' Battlefor Freedom in Afghanistan

Ed Darack


In overdue June 2005, media assets stated the tragic tale of 19 U.S. precise operations group of workers who died by the hands of rebel / terrorist chief Ahmad Shah- and the lone survivor of Shah's ambush-deep within the Hindu Kush Mountains of Afghanistan. The harrowing occasions of Operation crimson Wings marked an important-yet greatly misreported-chapter within the worldwide conflict on Terror, the total information of which the general public burned to profit.

Victory Point finds the total, as-yet untold, tale of Operation pink Wings (often mis-referenced as "Operation Redwing"), and the follow-on undertaking, Operation Whalers. jointly, those U.S. Marine Corps operations (that relating to crimson Wings applied military SEALs for its commencing part) unfurl no longer as a challenge long gone extraordinarily incorrect, yet of a fancy and hard crusade that eventually observed the dying of Ahmad Shan and his small military of barbarous warring parties.

as a result of valor, braveness, and dedication of the second Battalion of the third Marine Regiment in the summertime of 2005, Afghanistan was once in a position to carry loose elections that Fall. here's the inspiring precise account of heroism, responsibility, and brotherhood among Marines battling the conflict on Terror.

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