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Perfect soldiers : the hijackers : who they were, why they did it

Author: Terry McDermott
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The author examines the lives and religious beliefs of the men who were the 9/11 hijackers.
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Named Person: Khalid Shaikh Mohammed; Mohamed Atta; Mohamed Atta; Khalid Shaikh Mohammed
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Terry McDermott
ISBN: 0060584696 9780060584696 184275145X 9781842751459
OCLC Number: 60034350
Description: xvii, 330 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Soldiers : A house of learning ; Alone, abroad ; Friends ; Pilgrims ; The smell of paradise rising --
2. The engineer : The rebirth of jihad ; Those without ; World war ; War, after war --
3. The plot : The new recruits ; Preparations ; The last year ; That day --
Appendices : A. Mohamed el-Amir's Last Will and Testament ; B. The last night ; C. Bin Laden's 1996 declaration of war against the Americans occupying the land of the two holy places (abridged) ; C. Bin Laden's 1998 jihad against Jews and crusaders.
Responsibility: Terry McDermott.
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Seeing themselves as soldiers of God, the September 11, 2001, hijackers felt they were fulfilling their religious obligations. "Perfect Soldiers" traces these men's lives and the evolution of their  Read more...

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