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Horse soldiers : the extraordinary story of a band of U.S. soldiers who rode to victory in Afghanistan

by Stanton, Doug.

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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. Full description

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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.
Physical Description: xvi, 393 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 383-393).
ISBN: 9781416580515
1416580514
Author Notes: A former contributing editor at Esquire & Outside, Doug Stanton is now a contributing editor at Men's Journal. He received an MFA from The Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa. He lives in Traverse City, Michigan.

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