(INVESTOR’S BUSINESS DAILY) — In a desolate ravine in Afghanistan, Michael Murphy was running out of options.

For more than two hours in June 2005, the 29-year-old lieutenant and his three fellow Navy SEALs had battled 100 Taliban fighters in the Hindu Kush Mountains.

As his unit suffered injuries, low ammunition and lost communications — and with another wave of enemy militia closing in — Murphy made a desperate decision: somehow reach open ground to call headquarters for reinforcements.

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