By Doug Stanton
On September eleventh, 2001 the area watched in terror.
On September twelfth, 2001 they volunteered to fight.
Twelve squaddies 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 certain Forces infantrymen who entered Afghanistan instantly following September eleven, 2001 and, driving to conflict on horses, defeated the Taliban.
Outnumbered forty to 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 town, the streets thronged with Afghans delighted that the Taliban were kicked out.
the warriors leisure effortless, as they suppose they've got finished their undertaking. after which, the motion takes a wholly unforeseen turn. in the course of a hand over of Taliban troops, the Horse squaddies are ambushed by way of the would-be P.O.W.s and, nonetheless dangerously outnumbered, they must struggle for his or her lives within the city's historical castle often called Qala-I Janghi, or the home of battle . . .
Praise for Doug Stanton:-
‘A exciting motion trip 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 9-11 and waged struggle opposed to Al Qaeda.’ Tom Brokaw
‘This reads like a pass among an old school Western and a latest secret agent thriller.’ Parade Magazine
‘Spellbinding...action-packed prose. The e-book reads extra like a novel.’ USA Today
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12 Strong: The Declassified True Story of the Horse Soldiers by Doug Stanton