No Way Out
A Story of Valor in the Mountains of Afghanistan
Mitch Weiss & Kevin Maurer
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In a remote, enemy-held valley in Afghanistan, a Special Forces team planned to scale a steep mountain to surprise and capture a terrorist leader. But before they found the target, the target found them…
The team was caught in a deadly ambush that not only threatened their lives, but the entire mission. The elite soldiers fought huddled for hours on a small rock ledge as rocket-propelled grenades and heavy machine-gun fire rained down on them. With total disregard for their own safety, they tended to their wounded and kept fighting to stay alive. When the battle finally ended, ten soldiers had earned Silver Stars—the Army’s third highest award for combat valor. It was the most Silver Stars awarded to any unit in one battle since Vietnam.
Based on dozens of interviews with those who were there, No Way Out is a compelling narrative of an epic battle that not only tested the soldiers’ mettle but serves as a cautionary tale. Be careful what you ask a soldier to do because they will die trying to accomplish their mission.
Publishers Weekly Review
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No way out
It was awesome. Made me proud to be an American. I only wish
I was in my 20's so I could join the military. I have the utmost Respect and admiration for all the military.
J. Luis Delgado, MD
Awesome era d
This book gives a glimpse into the dedication and service given by our Special Forces soldiers.
An excellent read and a must for anyone trying to understand the fight in Afghanistan and its intricacies
A Must Read
I never read books because I think there boring. This def struck my interest and I couldn't put it down. I caught myself at work reading instead of working. I salute all the military people that put there lives in harms way to make the U.S. a better place for us. Thank you for writing this book!