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

Stanton, Doug, (author.).

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  • 76 of 77 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Fontana Regional Library.

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Albert Carlton - Cashiers Community Library 958.104 S (Text) 39493106500988 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Hudson (Fontana) 958.104 STA (Text) 39493106581392 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Macon County Public Library 958.104 S (Text) 39493106303649 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781416580522
  • ISBN: 9781416580515
  • ISBN: 1416580514
  • Physical Description: xvi, 393 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2009.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-393).
Formatted Contents Note:
Key players -- Uprising -- Going to war -- Horsmen, ride -- Danger close -- Gates of Mazar -- Ambush.
Summary, etc.:
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: Personal narratives.

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