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May 04, 2004
| ISBN 9780451210609
May 04, 2004
| ISBN 9781101210802
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May 04, 2004 | ISBN 9780451210609
May 04, 2004 | ISBN 9781101210802
Revealing never-before-told stories with the incisive thought and emotion of one who was there.
“The author does not pull any punches…his story, is one of great bravery, of going to hell and making it back.”
His battered face appeared on the cover of Time, Newsweek, and U.S. News & World Report to the shock and horror of all Americans. Black Hawk pilot Mike Durant was shot down and taken prisoner during America’s biggest firefight since the Vietnam War. Published in the tenth anniversary year of the Somali conflict, this gripping personal account at last tells the world about Durant’s harrowing captivity and the heroic deeds of his doomed comrades. And, as readers will discover, Durant proves himself to be nothing less than a hero.
Piloting a U.S. Army Special Operations Blackhawk over Somalia, Michael Durant was shot down with a rocket-propelled grenade on October 3, 1993. With devastating injuries, he was taken prisoner by a Somali warlord. With revealing insight and emotion, he tells the story of what he saw, how he survived, and the courage and heroism that only soldiers under fire could ever know.
Michael J. Durant retired from the army as a Chief Warrant Officer 4. In addition to participating in Operation Restore… More about Michael J. Durant
“I was thrilled and moved by this book.” Ross Perot
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