The terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center & the Pentagon on 9/11 dramatically changed the world in which we live. Never had an enemy attacked us on our own soil to such effect. The attack was perpetrated by the terrorist org. known as al Qaeda. Afghanistan, a known training ground for al Qaeda, led by Osama bin Laden, quickly became the focus of the first military efforts to strike back. Here are the details concerning the role of the U.S. Army in the critical first few months of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. It tells a story of the synergy of air power & land power working together. It also shows how conventional & unconventional forces complemented each other's strengths. Color photos & maps.
The US Army in Afghanistan
DIANE Publishing Company
Operation Enduring Freedom October 2001-March 2002