Run to the Sound of the Guns

The True Story of an American Ranger at War in Afghanistan and Iraq

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Run to the Sound of the Guns

The True Story of an American Ranger at War in Afghanistan and Iraq

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Sweeping from frozen mountaintops to dusty city streets, and everything in between, this is the gripping and deeply personal account of an elite Ranger who nearly lost his life “leading the way” in America's longest war.

As part of an elite special operations unit at the fighting edge of the Global War on Terrorism, Nicholas Moore spent over a decade with the US Army's 75th Ranger Regiment on the battlefields of Afghanistan and Iraq. In this compelling biography now available in paperback, a detailed narrative of grueling life on the ground combines with accounts of some of the most dramatic search and rescue operations of the period to tell the true story of life on the line in the War on Terror.

Charting his rise from private to senior non-commissioned officer, this title follows Moore as he embarks on a series of dangerous deployments, engaging in brutal street combat and traversing inhospitable terrain in pursuit of Taliban fighters and Iraq's Most Wanted. Including revelatory first-hand accounts of high-profile special operations missions including the tense rescue of Private First Class Jessica Lynch and the search and rescue mission for US Navy Seal Marcus Luttrell, Moore recounts, in vivid detail, the realities of life on the front line.

Table of Contents

Forewords /Acknowledgments /Images and Maps /Prologue /1. A Long Time Ago in a World Far, Far Away, 2001 /2. Operation Endure This /3. First Blood /4. Now is the Winter of Our Discontent /5. Springtime for Hussein and Iraq /6. Fast and Furious /7. Through the Looking Glass /8. Fast and Less Furious /9. Not Quite the Titanic Boat Operations /10. Tip Toe Through the Deadly Tulips /11. Don't Lead from the Front Platoon Sergeant! /12. Bad Santa /13. Ragnarök, the Day of Reckoning /14. From Trigger Puller to Pencil Pusher /A Short History of Rangers /Glossary /Fallen Comrades /Index /Postscript

Product details

Published Feb 18 2020
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 304
ISBN 9781472827098
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Dimensions 234 x 153 mm
Series General Military
Short code GNM
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

About the contributors

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Nicholas Moore

Nicholas Moore retired in 2013 after fourteen year…

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Mir Bahmanyar

Mir Bahmanyar served in the 2nd Ranger Battalion.…

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