“What is that, part of some drill?” “Ain’t no drill.” On September 11, 2001 the world watched in terror. On September 12, 2001 they volunteered to fight. ’12 Strong: The Declassified True Story of the Horse Soldiers’ recounts how in the wake of the 9/11 attacks, a group of CIA paramilitary officers and U.S Special Forces are sent to Afghanistan to join an Afghani warlord in the fight against the Taliban. “The most important thing a man can take into combat is a reason why.” “Nineteen men attacked our country. The twelve of you with be the first ones to fight back.”
“Every step we take is going to be in a mind field from 100 different wars, odds are we’re not all going to make it out of this one. We’re teaming up with a general from the northern alliance that we know nothing about. General show me exactly where we’re going?” “Toward the mountains, we’ll take horses.”
“Alright, who has ridden before? We’ve just been handed the most important mission of the free world. Hold on, our boys are going to ride into battle on horseback?” Twelve Soldiers Gave Us a Reason to Hope.
“We’re fighting with horseman against tanks. We’re outnumbered, we’re on our own. I can’t order anyone to do this. There’s no playbook here we’re gonna have to write it ourselves. I ain’t losing one man on this team.”
“We don’t take that city the world trade center is just the beginning.” Based on Doug Stanton’s 2009 best-selling non-fiction book “Horse Soldiers,” ’12 Strong: The Declassified True Story of the Horse Soldiers’ is directed by Nicolai Fuglsig from a screenplay written by Peter Craig.
“There’s no play book here, we’ll have to write it ourselves. Every step we take is a minefield from 100 wars. The only way home is winning. If you die that’s a letter you and your wife are gonna wish you wrote.” The film is produced by Jerry Bruckheimer. Chris Hemsworth stars opposite his wife of almost seven years, Elsa Pataky along with Michael Shannon, Michael Peña and Taylor Sheridan. ’12 Strong: The Declassified True Story of the Horse Soldiers’ has a theater release date of January 19, 2018.
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