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The battle of Mogadishu : first-hand accounts from the men of Task Force Ranger

Author: Matt Eversmann; Dan Schilling
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A first-hand chronicle of the October 1993 battle fought by U.S. Army Rangers and the Delta Force in Mogadishu recounts how the planned ninety-minute mission to capture a Somali warlord escalated into a deadly firefight.
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Genre/Form: History
Personal narratives
Erlebnisbericht
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Matt Eversmann; Dan Schilling
ISBN: 0345459660 9780345459664 0345459652 9780345459657
OCLC Number: 55105283
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xix, 221 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Operation Gothic Serpent / Matt Eversmann --
Sua Sponte: Of Their Own Accord / Raleigh Cash --
Through My Eyes / Mike Kurth --
What Was Left Behind / John Belman --
Be Careful What You Wish For / Tim Wilkinson --
On Friendship and Firefights / Dan Schilling.
Responsibility: edited by Matt Eversmann and Dan Schilling.
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`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 . . . For fans of Black Hawk Down,  Read more...

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"This collection provides enthralling reading about a sad chapter in American military history."--Richmond Times-Dispatch "From the Trade Paperback edition."

 
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