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Author Stanton, Doug, author.

Title 12 strong : the declassified true story of the horse soldiers / Doug Stanton.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Scribner, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2017.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    958.1047 STA    Available
Edition Scribner trade paperback edition.
Description xx, 395 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
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Note "The story that inspired the movie."
"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).
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.
Subject United States. Army. Special Forces -- History -- 21st century.
Afghan War, 2001- -- Cavalry operations, American.
Afghan War, 2001- -- Aerial operations, American.
Afghan War, 2001- -- Personal narratives, American.
Special operations (Military science) -- Afghanistan -- History -- 21st century.
Soldiers -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Soldiers -- Afghanistan -- History -- 21st century.
Urban warfare -- Afghanistan -- Mazār-i Sharīf -- History -- 21st century.
Mazār-i Sharīf (Afghanistan) -- History, Military -- 21st century.
Genre/Form Personal narratives.
Added Title Horse soldiers
Twelve strong
ISBN 1501178512 (paperback)
9781501178511 (paperback)

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