As long as the prisoners were searched and guarded closely, maybe they could be held securely within the fort's towering mud walls. I'm currently 150 pages in and nothing has happened. A more in-depth account than the movie, the book tells the story of the Special Forces’ efforts in Afghanistan immediately after the 9/11 attack’s. Compliance, Terms of Use | Advertise | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Compliance. In the telling of the story, I sense the humanity as well as the dedication of the soldiers described.

Maybe he would know what was happening. Offer valid for new subscribers only.† Conditions apply. He received an MFA from The Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa. and together defeated them. Stanton completely captures the brotherhood that the reader would expect soldiers to have, which is all due to his word choice. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. After all, can Hollywood do this topic justice? I always try to thank any military personal I see-this book will remind me to keep doing that, it's the least we can do. Wanted to read the book before I saw the movie, Reviewed in the United States on February 9, 2018. But maybe there was a good reason to send them there. Jaws flare, muscles ripple, eyes burn like hot coals -- all that stuff. The following ISBNs are associated with this title: Sign up to get exclusive offers, the best in books & more.Plus, enjoy 10% off your next online purchase over $50.†. In less than three months, this handful of troops secured a city in which a fort had been taken over by Taliban prisoners, a tangle of firefights and mayhem that became a seminal battle and, in Stanton's prose, a considerable epic: "Dead and dying men and wounded horses had littered the courtyard, a twitching choir that brayed and moaned in the rough, knee-high grass."

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Mitchell stood at the dirty plate-glass windows and watched. Please try your request again later. Major Mark Mitchell heard the news at headquarters nine miles away and thought, You're kidding. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020,, Inc. or its affiliates. They were outnumbered 40 to 1 and pursued the enemy to capture the city of Mazar-i-Sharif. Horse Soldiers is the basis for a Jerry Bruckheimer-produced movie by the same name, starring Chris Hemsworth and Michael Shannon, to be released by Warner Bros. in 2018. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

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