Dakota Meyer Writing Styles in Into the Fire: A Firsthand Account of the Most Extraordinary Battle in the Afghan War

Dakota Meyer
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Perspective

"Into the Fire: A Firsthand Account of the Most Extraordinary Battle in the Afghan War" is told from the perspective of the author, narrator and main character, Dakota Meyer. This is imperative as Meyer witnessed the unusual events that occurred at Ganjigal. After briefly summarizing his youth, Meyer turns his focus to his military career, beginning with his training up until his assignment to a four-man team of advisers at Combat Outpost Monti in Afghanistan. Meyer spends a great deal of time explaining the events that transpired in this small mountain village, honestly showing how military failures and a poorly planned mission resulted in many casualties. Meyer's qualifications to report on this story comes from the fact that he is a survivor of the battle, and he details both his frustration at the orders forbidding him from entering Ganjigal to aid his team as well as his guilt...

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