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Heroes among us : firsthand accounts of combat from America's most decorated warriors in Iraq and Afghanistan

Author: Chuck Larson
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : NAL Caliber, [2008]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Firsthand accounts of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan from decorated soldiers of all branches of the military capture front-line stories of combat, courage under fire, and heroism on the battlefield.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Nonfiction
Personal narratives, American
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chuck Larson
ISBN: 9780451223340 0451223349
OCLC Number: 136780653
Description: xvi, 334 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Face-to-face in the dark / Anthony Pryor --
Three decision to die / Brad Kasal --
The person beside you / Timothy Nein --
Ground truth / James Coffman --
It was me or them, and it wasn't going to be me / Eric Stebner --
Thirty minutes to anywhere / Nathan Self --
Hot passes / Christopher Russell --
A very serious business / Mark Mitchell --
Apache six, this is dog six / Daniel Hibner --
The could no longer tell the world we weren't there / David Hibner --
Bo Peep / Thomas Parks III --
The way out is through / Brian Chontosh --
Marines are a different breed / Justin Lehew --
Shock medicine / Luis Fonseca, Jr. --
True to his mission / Paul Smith --
Taking care / Dennis Caylor --
The Battle of Debecka Pass / Jeff Adamec --
No better friend, no worse enemy / Timothy Tardif --
The question in the back of everyone's mind / Joseph Perez --
Working through it / Patrick Quinn --
That a man lay down his life for his friends / Scott Montoya --
It felt wrong not to pull the trigger / Thomas Adametz --
Balancing act / Leandro Baptista --
Lay the hammer down / Neil Prakash --
When you get your call / Jeremy Church --
Were it not for his actions / Jason Dunham --
Willpower / Raymond Bittinger --
I don't question it / William Thomas Payne --
There's nothing like being alive / Josh Ryan Szott.
Other Titles: Firsthand accounts of combat from America's most decorated warriors in Iraq and Afghanistan
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Chuck Larson ; with a foreword by Tommy Franks and an afterword by John McCain.
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Firsthand accounts of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan from decorated soldiers of all branches of the military capture front-line stories of combat, courage under fire, and heroism on the battlefield.

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