Roberts Ridge: A Story of Courage and Sacrifice on Takur Ghar Mountain, Afghanistan
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- Format:Audiobook, Unabridged
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Media:MP3 CD
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- Publication Date:May 1, 2008
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[MP3CD audiobook format in Vinyl case.]
[Read by Joe Barrett]
This is a gripping you-are-there account based on stunning eyewitness testimony and painstaking research by journalist Malcolm MacPherson.
For the U.S. Navy's elite team of SEALs, the mission seemed straightforward enough: to 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's 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.
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