12 Strong Movie Challenge Coin
12 Strong Movie Challenge Coin. This 1.75-inch antique silver challenge coin made for the production crew of the mega-hit 12 Strong Movie the declassified true story of the horse soldiers.
The film is based on Doug Stanton`s non-fiction book Horse Soldiers. It tells the story of CIA paramilitary officers and U.S.Special Forces sent to Afghanistan immediately after the September 11 attacks.
The film stars Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, Michael Pena, Navid Negahban, Trevante Rhodes, Geoff Stults, Thad Luckinbill, William Fichtner, and Rob Riggle.
Task Force Dagger, CIA paramilitary officers and a US Special Forces Operational Detachment Alpha 595, deployed to Afghanistan.
The 12 men team joined forces with General Abdul Rashid Dostum of the Northern Alliance to help conduct unconventional warfare against Taliban forces. The movie is based on Doug Stanton’s non-fiction book Horse Soldiers.
Principal photography began in early-January 2017 in New Mexico. Mines near Orogrande, New Mexico were used. Later the shooting took place in Socorro, where it ended on January 26 after eight days of filming. The film will also be shot in Alamogordo, where it would use the White Sands National Monument as shooting location.