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Doyle, M. L. (Mary L.)

Works: 3 works in 12 publications in 1 language and 1,102 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Juvenile works 
Classifications: DS79.767.D38, 956.704437
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Publications about M. L Doyle
Publications by M. L Doyle
Most widely held works by M. L Doyle
I'm still standing : from captive U.S. soldier to free citizen-- my journey home by Shoshana Johnson( Book )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 890 libraries worldwide
"In March of 2003, when Operation Iraqi Freedom was only days old, world headlines were made when a U.S. army convoy was attacked in the city of An-Nasiriyah en route to Baghdad. Several soldiers were killed and others were taken prisoner." "Jessica Lynch became the face and name associated with this tragedy, but another female soldier, Shoshana Johnson, was also wounded and captured in the ambush. A video of Shoshana being interrogated by her captors was soon broadcast on Spanish-language television and then picked up by American media. Shoshana had become the first black female prisoner of war in United States history. She was held for twenty-two days." "When Shoshana returned to the United States, she received numerous awards for her valor, including the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, and Prisoner of War medals. She appeared on news networks and national television shows such as Oprah, Ellen, The Tonight Show, and Larry King Live, but she was bound by a military gag order. She was unable to discuss what really happened in Iraq - until now." "Shoshana holds nothing back in this harrowing account of an ordinary woman caught in an extraordinary circumstance. She reveals decisions made by higher-ups that may have led to the capture, describes the pain of post-traumatic stress disorder, and shares the surprising story of how a specialist in a maintenance company ended up on the front lines of war." "Divulging personal emotions and frustrations while raising fresh political issues, I'm Still Standing is the never-before-told and much anticipated story of the headline-making ambush, capture, and rescue described with the exceptional bravery and candor of a single mom and soldier who became an American hero."--Jacket
I'm still standing from captive U.S. soldier to free citizen-- my journey home by Shoshana Johnson( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 207 libraries worldwide
Shoshana Johnson, America's first black female prisoner of war, shares the story of her capture and imprisonment in Iraq and her rescue
I'm still standing : memoirs of a woman soldier held captive in Iraq by Shoshana Johnson( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
During the earliest phases of the 2003 Iraq War, American soldier Shoshana Johnson was captured, becoming her country's first black prisoner of war. After enduring three weeks of captivity, Johnson was rescued by U.S. Marines in a daring raid. Now Johnson tells her story, offering words of advice to those who find themselves in harrowing situations
Alternative Names
Doyle, Mary L.
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