HARDCOVER EDITIONThe Fight to Liberate Afghanistan from Al-Qaeda and the Taliban, 2001-2002 Read the review in Marine Corps Gazette Read the review in LeatherneckBoots on the Ground
is a narrative account of the American war to free Afghanistan from al Qaeda and the Taliban. Author Dick Camp uses extensive firsthand accounts that bring the text alive. Camp's exciting narrative covers the origins of American combat involvement in the country as well as the post-9/11 campaigns that initially brought victory over al Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan. In an incisive epilogue, he describes how we let victory in Afghanistan slip away to fight a war in Iraq.About the Author
Dick Camp retired from the Marine Corps as a full colonel following twenty-six years of service. He is now a vice president of the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation working at the National Museum of the Marine Corps. He is the author of seven previous books, most recently The Battle for the City of the Dead
. Colonel Camp lives in Fredericksburg, Virginia.