Archive for November 20th, 2018

Wow I slept in for 12 hours.  I guess I finally got over my jet lag a week later.  Here’s a review of one of the books I read during my trip.  I post this general history reading book review a little early than my usual Friday night and Saturday book reviews since I realize some might be looking for a good read for their travels for Thanksgiving whether on the road or air travels.

Doug Stanton. 12 Strong: The Declassified True Story of the Horse Soldiers.  New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, December 1st 2017. 432 pp.

5 out of 5

Purchase: Amazon

This book has been turned into a major motion picture.  Both the movie and the book tells us the story of a Special Forces A-Team entering into Afghanistan in the wake of the September 11th terrorist attack and their mission fighting the Taliban and Al Qaeda.  It is an incredible story and definitely an interesting book.


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