Roberts Ridge: A True Story of Courage and Sacrifice on Takur Ghar Mountain, Afghanistan

Roberts Ridge: A True Story of Courage and Sacrifice on Takur Ghar Mountain, Afghanistan

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by Malcolm MacPherson
     
 

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For the US Navy's elite team of SEALs, the mission seemed straightforward enough: take control of a towering, 10,240-foot mountain peak called Takur Ghar, a key post in their plan to smash Taliban al Qaeda in eastern Afghanistan. But the enemy was waiting, and when the Special Forces chopper was shredded by enemy fire, a red-haired SEAL named Neil Roberts was

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For the US Navy's elite team of SEALs, the mission seemed straightforward enough: take control of a towering, 10,240-foot mountain peak called Takur Ghar, a key post in their plan to smash Taliban al Qaeda in eastern Afghanistan. But the enemy was waiting, and when the Special Forces chopper was shredded by enemy fire, a red-haired SEAL named Neil Roberts was thrown from the aircraft. Roberts' fellow SEALs were determined to bring him out—no matter what the cost. This harrowing true account captures in dramatic detail their seventeen-hour battle, fought against near-impossible odds, to save one of their own.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781470887063
Publisher:
Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publication date:
05/01/2013
Edition description:
Unabridged
Sales rank:
1,379,163
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 5.80(h) x 0.60(d)

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