Where youth and laughter go book

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where youth and laughter go book

No other books have been published from the perspective of a Marine infantry battalion commander in Afghanistan. LtCol Folsom made the unusual decision to patrol with his rifle squads every day through Sangin, where his Marines dodged improvised explosive devices and sniper fire from an invisible enemy. As his tour progressed and casualties mounted, he found his objectivity evaporating and the love for his men growing. Read more Read less. Customers who bought this item also bought. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.
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Broadcast Where Youth And Laughter Go John Peel Session 2/9/2000

By Lt. Seth W.

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The chronicle of Folsom s command of 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, The Cutting Edge, and his harrowing deployment to Afghanistan s volatile Sangin District presents a deeper look into the complexities and perils of modern counterinsurgency operations in America s longest war. Charged with the daunting task of pacifying a region with a long history of violence and instability, Folsom and his Marines struggled daily to wage a dynamic campaign against the shadowy enemy force that held Sangin s population firmly in its grip. With peace and stability always teetering on the brink of collapse, the Marines of The Cutting Edge confronted their own mortality as they conducted endless patrols through Sangin s minefields while fighting to win the hearts and minds of the Afghan villagers. No other books have been published from the perspective of a Marine infantry battalion commander in Afghanistan. It was Folsom s job, as the unit commander, to lead his Marines under impossible circumstances. LtCol Folsom made the unusual decision to patrol with his rifle squads every day through Sangin, where his Marines dodged improvised explosive devices and sniper fire from an invisible enemy. As his tour progressed and casualties mounted, he found his objectivity evaporating and the love for his men growing.

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SETH W. This is the textbook of agonizing combat leadership, when the task is beyond the battalions control. Nation-building was a mistake that our policymakers and generals refused to admit. Only grit, love for each other and self-pride kept our grunts going. Here is the raw, unflinching truth all infantry battalions knowthe story of the American fighting man in Afghanistan. A visceral, first-hand account of Marines at war in the Taliban sanctuary of Helmand Province and of the grinding, brutal reality of combat, command, and counterinsurgency. A timeless classic in the tradition of Bing Wests The Village.

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  1. Where Youth and Laughter Go: With "The Cutting Edge" in Afghanistan by Seth W.B. Folsom

  2. Where Youth and Laughter Go and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Where Youth and Laughter Go: With "The Cutting Edge" in Afghanistan Hardcover – September 15, Where Youth and Laughter Go completes LtCol Seth Folsom's recounting of his personal.

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