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

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

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Horse soldiers : the extraordinary story of a band of U.S. soldiers who rode to victory in Afghanistan
Title
Horse soldiers
Title remainder
the extraordinary story of a band of U.S. soldiers who rode to victory in Afghanistan
Statement of responsibility
Doug Stanton
Title variation
Twelve strong
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Following 9/11, a small band of Special Forces soldiers secretly entered Afghanistan and rode to war on horseback against the Taliban. Outnumbered forty to one, they pursued the enemy across the mountainous terrain and captured the strategic city of Mazari-Sharif. The bone-weary Americans were welcomed as liberators, and overjoyed Afghans thronged the streets. Then the action took an unexpected turn: the Horse Soldiers were ambushed
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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
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2009
Biography type
contains biographical information
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317574
Cataloging source
DLC
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Stanton, Doug
Dewey number
958.104/7
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS371.412
LC item number
.S73 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print nonfiction
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  • United States
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Special operations (Military science)
  • Soldiers
  • Soldiers
  • Urban warfare
  • Mazār-i Sharīf (Afghanistan)
Target audience
adult
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the declassified true story of the horse soldiers
Label
Horse soldiers : the extraordinary story of a band of U.S. soldiers who rode to victory in Afghanistan, Doug Stanton
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-393)
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
731274
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 393 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781416580515
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781416580515
  • (OCoLC)232979208
Label
Horse soldiers : the extraordinary story of a band of U.S. soldiers who rode to victory in Afghanistan, Doug Stanton
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-393)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
731274
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 393 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781416580515
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781416580515
  • (OCoLC)232979208

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