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American heroes in the fight against radical Islam

Author: Oliver North; Chuck Holton
Publisher: Nashville, Tenn : B & H Pub. Group, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ambitions in scope, American Heroes details the earliest terrorism faced by the United States in the 1800s at the hands of the Barbary Pirates, the major terrorist group developments of the 1970s and 80s, and, most vividly, the post-9/11 Iraq War era. Most inspiringly, North's up-close field notes highlight the core values of today's American soldier in relation to the fight at hand.
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Genre/Form: Political Aspects
Personal narratives, American
Armed Forces
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver North; Chuck Holton
ISBN: 9780805447118 0805447113
OCLC Number: 181600331
Notes: Based on the television series War stories.
Description: 288 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The Jihad --
Counter-attack --
Expanding the war --
Hostilities have commenced --
To the banks of the Euphrates --
Mother of all sandstorms --
To the gates of Baghdad --
Liberation loses its luster --
Bloody Anbar --
Will democracy work? --
Turnaround --
Hero values (courage, commitment, compassion, faith) --
Wounded warriors --
The "other heroes" --
Getting it done! --
Freedom Alliance.
Responsibility: Oliver North ; edited by Chuck Holton.
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Ambitions in scope, American Heroes details the earliest terrorism faced by the United States in the 1800s at the hands of the Barbary Pirates, the major terrorist group developments of the 1970s and 80s, and, most vividly, the post-9/11 Iraq War era. Most inspiringly, North's up-close field notes highlight the core values of today's American soldier in relation to the fight at hand.

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