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The Battle of Takur Ghar

Shortly after the beginning of Operation Anaconda, US Navy SEALS apart of DEVGRU, Team Mako 30, would be tasked with a observation mission atop the peak of Takur Ghar in the Shahi Kot valley. A hasty plan was sent to them from Operation Anaconda commanders. During the night of 3 March, they began attempts to…

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Operation Anaconda

Operation Anaconda was the first military operation in Afghanistan consisting of a large number of US troops in direct combat operations. The Shahi Kot valley in eastern Afghanistan was where the operation took place. The area was thought to be the hiding place of Taliban and al-Qaeda forces that had escaped from the Battle of Tora…

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