The Resource 12 strong : the declassified true story of the horse soldiers, Doug Stanton

12 strong : the declassified true story of the horse soldiers, Doug Stanton

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12 strong : the declassified true story of the horse soldiers
Title
12 strong
Title remainder
the declassified true story of the horse soldiers
Statement of responsibility
Doug Stanton
Title variation
Twelve strong
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
On September 11th, 2001 the world watched in terror. On September 12th, 2001 they volunteered to fight. Twelve soldiers gave us a reason to hope.THE DECLASSIFIED TRUE STORY OF THE HORSE SOLDIERS. This is the dramatic account of a small band of Special Forces soldiers who entered Afghanistan immediately following September 11, 2001 and, riding to war on horses, defeated the Taliban. Outnumbered 40 to 1, they capture the strategic Afghan city of Mazar-e Sharif, and thereby effectively defeat the Taliban throughout the rest of the country. They are welcomed as liberators as they ride on horses into the city, the streets thronged with Afghans overjoyed that the Taliban have been kicked out. The soldiers rest easy, as they feel they have accomplished their mission. And then, the action takes a wholly unexpected turn. During a surrender of Taliban troops, the Horse Soldiers are ambushed by the would-be P.O.W.s and, still dangerously outnumbered, they must fight for their lives in the city's ancient fortress known as Qala-I Janghi, or the House of War..
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stanton, Doug
Dewey number
958.104/​7
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States. Army. Special Forces
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Special operations (Military science)
  • Soldiers
  • Soldiers
  • Urban warfare
  • Mazār-i SharÄ«f (Afghanistan)
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12 strong : the declassified true story of the horse soldiers, Doug Stanton
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Publication
Copyright
Note
"Previously published as Horse Soldiers: The Extraordinary Story of a Band of U.S. Soldiers Who Rode to Victory in Afghanistan"--Title page
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xx, 395 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781471170829
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
12 strong : the declassified true story of the horse soldiers, Doug Stanton
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Previously published as Horse Soldiers: The Extraordinary Story of a Band of U.S. Soldiers Who Rode to Victory in Afghanistan"--Title page
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xx, 395 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781471170829
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
Specific material designation
regular print

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