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Chosen Few : A Company of Paratroopers and Its Heroic Struggle to Survive in the Mountains of
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The story of one of the Afghanistan war's most decorated units and their fifteen-month ordeal, culminating in the Battle of Wanat, the deadliest battle of the warA 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 fifteen months in a desperate struggle with the Taliban that culminated in the Battle of Wanat--the war's deadliest conflict. The Chosen Few returned home tempered by war, and forever changed by the experience.
Number of Pages: 370
Publisher: Perseus Books Group
Author: Gregg Zoroya
Street Date: May 1, 2018
Item Number (DPCI): 248-56-3870
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