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3 Commando Brigade

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'The 3 Commando Brigade's six month deployment in Helmand Province was among the finest pieces of soldiering I have come across' General Sir Richard Dannett, Chief of General Staff

In October 2006, the Royal Marine Commandos took up their six month tour of duty in war-torn Helmand Province, southern Afghanistan - the toughest and hottest war zone on earth. After the tactica
Paperback, 320 pages
Published May 28th 2009 by Ebury Press (first published August 28th 2008)
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Aug 01, 2017 rated it it was ok
Hmm, zanimivo iz stališča potekov bojev med britanskimi "komando" enotami in Talibani. Ni ravno full blown war, bolj skirmishi iz FOBov v talibanska območja. Kar sem "potegnil" iz knjige je to, da vse skupaj deluje dolgočasno: ko nisi na bojišču, si v nekih semi "taboriščih", po možnosti vsake toliko časa poješ kakšno granato iz možnarja ali RPGja. Ko si na bojišču, čakaš več ur pod sovražnim ognjem dokler tarča ni 100% identificirana in nato pokličeš CAS. Se vprašaš kakšna bi bila uspešnost tuj ...more
Jun 25, 2012 rated it liked it
When the British went into Helmand in 2006 the first British troops to go in were immediately followed after their 6 month tour by 3 commando brigade made up of the Royal Marines. The Para's 6 month tour had been one of siege. Small units trapped in platoon houses under constant attack, unable to dominate the ground around them.

The Marines arrived with just enough resources to begin taking the fight to the Taliban. Launching several attacks on the Taliban including the attack on the Taliban str
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