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Horse Soldiers - The Extraordinary Story of a Band of Special Forces Who Rode to Victory in Afghanistan (Paperback) Loot Price: R168
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Horse Soldiers - The Extraordinary Story of a Band of Special Forces Who Rode to Victory in Afghanistan (Paperback)

Doug Stanton

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The Horse Soldiers is the true, 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. Heavily outnumbered, they nonetheless succeed in capturing the strategic Afghan city of Mazar-e Sharif, where they are welcomed as liberators as they ride on horseback 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. 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...

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Imprint: Simon & Schuster
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: June 2010
Authors: Doug Stanton
Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 30mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - B-format
Pages: 393
ISBN-13: 978-1-84739-823-9
Categories: Books > Social sciences > Warfare & defence > Special & elite forces
Books > Humanities > History > History of specific subjects > Military history
Books > Social sciences > Warfare & defence > War & defence operations > Battles & campaigns
Books > Humanities > History > World history > From 1900 > Postwar, from 1945
Books > Humanities > History > Asian / Middle Eastern history > From 1900 > Postwar, from 1945 > General
Books > History > Asian / Middle Eastern history > From 1900 > Postwar, from 1945 > General
Books > History > History of specific subjects > Military history
Books > History > World history > From 1900 > Postwar, from 1945
LSN: 1-84739-823-5
Barcode: 9781847398239

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