Featuring a conversation with Terry MacLeod and signing Operation Medusa: The Furious Battle That Saved Afghanistan from the Taliban (McClelland & Stewart).
This event is free and open to the public.
From the Canadian in charge of the joint military command in Kandahar Province in Afghanistan, this is the real on-the-ground story of one of NATO’s bloodiest, most decisive and misunderstood operations: The battle of Panjwayi, the defining moment of “Operation Medusa.”
Major-General (ret’d) David Fraser is a major-general of the Canadian Forces. He was the commander of the Multinational Brigade for Regional Command South in Afghanistan’s southern provinces in 2006. One of the most decorated generals in Canadian… Armed Forces history, Fraser was the commander of Operation Medusa in Afghanistan, the largest combat engagement of Canadian Armed Forces in more than 50 years. General Fraser was the Commandant of the Canadian Forces Staff College. After retirement, David Fraser has served as an executive with three different corporations, and has experience leading in both the battlefield and the boardroom. David Fraser is the recipient of the Order of Military Merit.
Host Terry MacLeod is an independent Emmy-nominated journalist, Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal Recipient, and former CBC Radio and TV host, presenter and producer.