Long Shot: My Life as a Sniper within the Fight Against ISIS via Azad Cudi
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Overview: As Syria imploded in civil conflict in 2011, Kurdish volunteers within the north rose as much as loose their fatherland from centuries of repression and create a innovative sanctuary of tolerance and democracy. To the medievalists of ISIS, this was once an affront, in order that they accumulated 10,000 males, heavy artillery, tanks, mortars and ranks of suicide bombers to overwhelm the rebellion. Against them stood 2,500 volunteer combatants armed with 40-year-old rifles. There was once just one method for the Kurds to live on. They must kill the invaders one after the other.
A decade previous, as a 19-year-old Iranian military conscript, Azad have been compelled to struggle his personal other people. Instead he abandoned and sought asylum in Britain. Now, as he returned to his fatherland to assist construct a brand new Kurdistan, he discovered he must select up a gun another time. In September 2014, Azad become one among 17 snipers deployed when ISIS besieged the northern town of Kobani.
In Long Shot, Azad tells the interior tale of ways a bunch of activists and intellectuals constructed their very own military and staff of snipers, after which fought off a ferocious attack in 9 months of sour and bloody side road battles. By turns searing, stirring, inspiring and poetic, that is an distinctive account of recent conflict and of ways, in opposition to all odds, a couple of thousand women and men completed the inconceivable and saved their dream of freedom alive.
Genre: Audiobooks > Non-Fiction