By Doug Stanton
On September eleventh, 2001 the realm watched in terror.
On September twelfth, 2001 they volunteered to fight.
Twelve infantrymen gave us a cause to hope.
THE DECLASSIFIED real tale OF the pony SOLDIERS.
this can be the dramatic account of a small band of specified Forces infantrymen who entered Afghanistan instantly following September eleven, 2001 and, driving to conflict on horses, defeated the Taliban.
Outnumbered forty to at least one, they capture the strategic Afghan urban of Mazar-e Sharif, and thereby successfully defeat the Taliban during the remainder of the rustic. they're welcomed as liberators as they journey on horses into the town, the streets thronged with Afghans thrilled that the Taliban were kicked out.
the warriors relaxation effortless, as they suppose they've got comprehensive their project. after which, the motion takes a wholly unforeseen turn. in the course of a quit of Taliban troops, the Horse squaddies are ambushed through the would-be P.O.W.s and, nonetheless dangerously outnumbered, they must struggle for his or her lives within the city's historic castle referred to as Qala-I Janghi, or the home of warfare . . .
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‘A exciting motion journey of a book.’ New York Times
‘As gripping because the so much intricately-plotted thriller.’ Vince Flynn
‘A riveting tale of the courageous and imaginative American warriors who rode into Afghanistan after Sept. 11 and waged conflict opposed to Al Qaeda.’ Tom Brokaw
‘This reads like a move among an old style Western and a latest secret agent thriller.’ Parade Magazine
‘Spellbinding...action-packed prose. The ebook reads extra like a novel.’ USA Today
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12 Strong: The Declassified True Story of the Horse Soldiers by Doug Stanton