Into the Fire: A Firsthand Account of the Most Extraordinary Battle in the Afghan War - Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

Dakota Meyer
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Chapter 9 Summary and Analysis

In Chapter 9: Paralysis, Meyer tells Rod that the men need to get out of there, calling for permission to enter the village; however, when Valdez finally answers, he denies the request which makes no sense. Meyer is ready to go anyway, but Rod insists they wait a bit longer, lest they be sent home for disobeying direct orders. Meanwhile at Joyce, Capt. Aaron Harting, the senior officer on duty, asks question after question about the situation. As the attack continues, the patrols are in deep trouble, and Fabayo is infuriated by the lack of support. Team Monti takes cover in a house while the enemy guns down the Askars, and Swenson fears he will not make it out since he will soon be surrounded. As Major Williams calls for air support, Swenson moves his men to prevent being encircled, but they...

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