12 strong : the declassified true story of the horse soldiers / Doug Stanton
Book | Scribner, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. | 2017 | Scribner trade paperback edition.
Available at FVTC General Collection (DS371.412 S73 2017)

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Edition
Scribner trade paperback edition.
Description
xx, 395 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Note
"The amazing book that inspired the movie"--Cover.
"Previously published as Horse soldiers: the extraordinary story of a band of U.S. soldiers who rode to victory in Afghanistan"--Title page verso.
Includes excerpt from Doug Stanton's "The odyssey of Echo Company: the 1968 TET offensive and the epic battle to survive the Vietnam War."
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 385-395).
Contents
Key players -- Prologue: Uprising -- Part one: Going to war -- Part two: Horsemen, ride -- Part three: Danger close -- Part four: Gates of Mazar -- Part five: Ambush -- Epilogue.
Summary
Documents the post-September 11 mission during which a small band of Special Forces soldiers captured the strategic Afghan city of Mazar-e Sharif as part of an effort to defeat the Taliban, in a dramatic account that includes testimonies by Afghanistan citizens whose lives were changed by the war.
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Horse soldiers
Twelve strong
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HELD BY WFB - 251 OTHER HOLDINGS
ISBN
1501178512 (pbk.)
9781501178511 (pbk.)
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