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    • The Chosen Few

    • A Company of Paratroopers and Its Heroic Struggle to Survive in the Mountains of Afghanistan
    • By: Gregg Zoroya, William H. McRaven - foreward
    • Narrated by: Gregg Zoroya
    • Length: 12 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    The story of one of the Afghanistan war's most decorated units and their 15-month ordeal, culminating in the Battle of Wanat, the deadliest battle of the war. A single company of US paratroopers - calling themselves the "Chosen Few" - arrived in eastern Afghanistan in late 2007 hoping to win the hearts and minds of the remote mountain people and extend the Afghan government's reach into this wilderness. Instead, they spent the next 15 months in a desperate struggle, living under almost continuous attack, forced into a slow withdrawal, and always outnumbered by Taliban fighters.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A sad reality

    • By Amazon Customer on 19-01-19

    Regular price: £27.49