By Doug Stanton
On September eleventh, 2001 the area watched in terror.
On September twelfth, 2001 they volunteered to fight.
Twelve infantrymen gave us a cause to hope.
THE DECLASSIFIED actual tale OF the pony SOLDIERS.
this is often the dramatic account of a small band of designated Forces squaddies who entered Afghanistan instantly following September eleven, 2001 and, using to struggle on horses, defeated the Taliban.
Outnumbered forty to at least one, they capture the strategic Afghan urban of Mazar-e Sharif, and thereby successfully defeat the Taliban through the remainder of the rustic. they're welcomed as liberators as they journey on horses into town, the streets thronged with Afghans thrilled that the Taliban were kicked out.
the warriors relaxation effortless, as they consider they've got comprehensive their undertaking. after which, the motion takes a wholly unforeseen turn. in the course of a give up 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 historic castle referred to as Qala-I Janghi, or the home of conflict . . .
Praise for Doug Stanton:-
‘A exciting motion journey of a book.’ New York Times
‘As gripping because the such a lot intricately-plotted thriller.’ Vince Flynn
‘A riveting tale of the courageous and innovative American warriors who rode into Afghanistan after 9-11 and waged struggle opposed to Al Qaeda.’ Tom Brokaw
‘This reads like a go among an old school Western and a contemporary secret agent thriller.’ Parade Magazine
‘Spellbinding...action-packed prose. The ebook reads extra like a novel.’ USA Today
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