By Joshua Partlow
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В этой книге нет цветных иллюстраций, мало фотографий, но очень подробно описаны приемы захода на цель и бомбометания, в строю и одиночными машинами, тактика действий на разных ТВД и по различным целям (множество схем). В общем, весьма ценный материал для военных историков. ..
HE known as HER MRS. KENNEDY. SHE known as HIM MR. HILL. For 4 years, from the election of John Fitzgerald Kennedy in November 1960 until eventually after the election of Lyndon Johnson in 1964, Clint Hill used to be the key provider agent assigned to protect the glamorous and extremely inner most Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy.
Once information of the fascists' arrival unfold, the neighborhood management
of the Arditi del popolo referred to as a gathering with squad leaders instantly
away, and gave them directions to instantly construct barricades,
trenches, and barbed cord defences, utilizing any fabric on hand.
At sunrise, whilst the order used to be given to get the weapons out and
launch the rebel, working-class humans took to the streets -
as daring because the waters of a river that is bursting its banks . .. males,
women, outdated humans, teenagers from all events and from no
party in any respect have been all there, united in one iron will - withstand and
fight . ..
In the early hours of day six we have been knowledgeable from trustworthy
sources that the fascist management had made up our minds to release a massive
attack . .. At seven the subsequent morning our observers spotted
columns relocating from one aspect at the outskirts to one other in a
confused and disorderly type . .. The fascists, who have been by means of this
stage not in army formation, have been roaming approximately in all
directions in an excellent rush- with out command constitution - leaping
onto trains that have been leaving, onto lorries, bicycles, or taking walks.
This wasn't a retreat, however the scattering of huge teams of fellows
who clambered aboard any technique of shipping they discovered, or who
ran throughout the streets, or into the geographical region, as in the event that they have been
frightened of being chased. 1
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There had been periods of frequent personal contact between Bush and Karzai via videoconferencing that, Obama’s representatives told Karzai, would become much less common. Obama might visit Afghanistan; he might not. There would be no coddling. The administration wanted to work around Karzai as much as possible, building up the provincial and district leaders, although two-thirds of the country’s district governors didn’t even have office buildings and all of them answered to Karzai. S. government, would deliver the messages, not the president.
S. embassy was buying commercial airline tickets to fly Karzai’s opponents to campaign events and also allowing candidates to use its airplanes. Two months before the vote, Ambassador Eikenberry spoke at televised press conferences alongside Abdullah, the most prominent challenger; Ashraf Ghani, a former finance minister; and other opposition candidates, prompting Karzai’s foreign minister to call him to complain. The effect of his appearances was not subtle. ” Holbrooke, Obama’s special representative to the region, held Karzai in even lower regard and had disparaged him to other Afghan politicians for years.
Embassy in Kabul who lived through the transition. “You had all of the sort of military might, intel might, diplomatic might literally grinding like an old fire truck off of Iraq and onto Afghanistan. There was a mentality of: the grown-ups have arrived. ” Within three weeks of moving into the Oval Office, Obama had ordered seventeen thousand more troops to Afghanistan, and less than a year later he would up that by another thirty-three thousand. S. embassy, in a collection of mustard-colored concrete office buildings and white metal trailers, would bring in hundreds of staffers, becoming the country’s largest diplomatic mission, with a budget exceeding $4 billion per year, or more than four times Afghanistan’s domestic revenue.
A Kingdom of Their Own by Joshua Partlow
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