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Black Hawk down : a story of modern war

Author: Mark Bowden
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, [2010], ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recounts a 1993 firefight in Mogadishu, Somalia, that resulted in the deaths of eighteen Americans and more than five hundred Somalis, examining the rationales behind the disastrous raid.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Mohammed Farah Aidid; Mohammed Farah Aidid
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Bowden
ISBN: 9780802144737 080214473X
OCLC Number: 456177378
Notes: Originally published: Atlantic Monthly Press, c1999.
Afterword by author dated January 2010.
Description: 396 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Contents: The assault --
Black Hawk down --
Overrun --
The Alamo --
N.S.D.Q.
Responsibility: Mark Bowden ; [with a new afterword by the author] ; [maps by Matthew Ericson].

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Recounts a 1993 firefight in Mogadishu, Somalia, that resulted in the deaths of eighteen Americans and more than five hundred Somalis, examining the rationales behind the disastrous raid.

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