as a mission to capture a Somali warlord. It turned into a disastrous urban
firefight and death-defying rescue operation that shocked the world and rattled
a great nation.
“No matter how skilled the writer of
nonfiction, you are always getting the story secondhand. Here’s a chance to go
right to the source. . . . These men were there.” –MARK BOWDEN (from the
Now the 1993
battle for Mogadishu, Somalia–the incident that was the basis of the book and
film Black Hawk Down–is remembered by the men who fought and survived it. Six
of the best in our military recall their brutal experiences and brave
contributions in these never-before-published, first person accounts.
copy, 272 pages, Matt Eversmann, Dan Schilling]