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Scribner trade paperback edition.
xx, 395 pages,  pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
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"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".
Includes bibliographical references (pages 385-395).
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.