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

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

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12 strong : the declassified true story of the horse soldiers
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12 strong
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the declassified true story of the horse soldiers
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Doug Stanton
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eng
Summary
"A thrilling action ride of a book" (The New York Times Book Review)-from Jerry Bruckheimer in theaters everywhere January 19, 2018-the New York Times bestselling, true-life account of a US Special Forces team deployed to dangerous, war-ridden Afghanistan in the weeks following 9/11. Previously published as Horse Soldiers, 12 Strong is the dramatic account of a small band of Special Forces soldiers who secretly entered Afghanistan following 9/11 and rode to war on horses against the Taliban. Outnumbered forty to one, they pursued the enemy army across the mountainous Afghanistan terrain and, after a series of intense battles, captured the city of Mazar-i-Sharif. The bone-weary American soldiers were welcomed as liberators as they rode into the city. Then the action took a wholly unexpected turn. During a surrender of six hundred Taliban troops, the Horse Soldiers were ambushed by the would-be POWs. Dangerously overpowered, they fought for their lives in the city's immense fortress, Qala-i-Janghi, or the House of War. At risk were the military gains of the entire campaign: if the soldiers perished or were captured, the entire effort to outmaneuver the Taliban was likely doomed. "A riveting story of the brave and resourceful American warriors who rode into Afghanistan after 9/11 and waged war against Al Qaeda" (Tom Brokaw), Doug Stanton's account touches the mythic. The soldiers on horses combined ancient strategies of cavalry warfare with twenty-first-century aerial bombardment technology to perform a seemingly impossible feat. Moreover, their careful effort to win the hearts of local townspeople proved a valuable lesson for America's ongoing efforts in Afghanistan. With "spellbinding...action packed prose...The book reads more like a novel than a military history...the Horse Soldier's secret mission remains the US military's finest moment in what has since arguably been a muddled war" (USA TODAY)
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Downloadable applications available for access via iOS 4.0+ devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) and Android 2.1+ devices.
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Stanton, Doug
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958.1047
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history
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Narrated by Jack Garrett
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  • Garrett, Jack
  • Simon & Schuster Audio (Firm)
  • Recorded Books, LLC
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  • United States
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Special operations (Military science)
  • Soldiers
  • Soldiers
  • Urban warfare
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12 strong : the declassified true story of the horse soldiers, Doug Stanton, (eAudiobook)
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http://saltlakecout.rbdigital.com/#titles/9781442342385
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  • Downloadable audio file
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (16 hr., 40 min.)
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online
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9781442342385
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Z100135107
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  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
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  • System requirements: 200 MB of free disk space, 512 MB of RAM, Windows Installer 3.1, Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (x86 and x64), Windows Media Player 10 QA
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Label
12 strong : the declassified true story of the horse soldiers, Doug Stanton, (eAudiobook)
Link
http://saltlakecout.rbdigital.com/#titles/9781442342385
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from title screen
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (16 hr., 40 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781442342385
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Publisher number
Z100135107
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(MdPfRBL)rbdZ100135107
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Requires RBdigital Media Manager or RBdigital mobile app
  • System requirements: 200 MB of free disk space, 512 MB of RAM, Windows Installer 3.1, Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (x86 and x64), Windows Media Player 10 QA
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not applicable
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