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Moshtarak /Battle of Marja
2010-Present) Also see: Medals
of Honor Awarded for the Wars in Iraq and
Afghanistan --Controversy swirls over small
number of Medals of Honor awarded in current
wars.- War in Afghanistan:
/Battle of Marja (Feb.
In response to increased Taliban control in southern
Afghanistan, allied forces planned and actually
publicized in advance, a major military offensive in
southern Afghanistan's Helmand Province for February of
2010. The offensive began on February 13, 2010, with
several thousand U.S., British, Afghan, and other allied
troops moving into the area around the city of Marja.
VIDEO Video: U.S. and
Afghan soldiers linked up with Marines on the outskirts
of the Taliban stronghold of Marjah
Resources for Operation Khanajar/Strike of the
soldier makes 'ultimate sacrifice' as he dies in
Afghanistan on first day of Operation
Moshtarak--Mail Online, Feb. 13, 2010
forces, citizens key to Marjah victory after battle
ends--CNN, Feb. 13, 2010
Forces Prepare for Assault on Taliban
Stronghold--U.S. Defence Dept.
assault Taliban town in Afghanistan: Coalition
deaths spike from roadside and suicide
bombs--MSNBC, August 11, 2009
Turns Focus to War in Afghanistan: A new offensive
in the Helmand province is the first test of a new
counterinsurgency strategy--U.S. News and World
Report, July 2, 2009
launches 'major operation' in Afghanistan
--CNN, July 2, 2009
Move Out on New Mission --Washington Post, July
Marines Try to Retake Afghan Valley From Taliban
--New York Times, July 2, 2009
Strike of the Sword --Wikipedia Article
VIDEO Afghanistan War Female Engagement
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