In the Company of Heroes: The Personal Story Behind Black Hawk Down (Paperback)

In the Company of Heroes: The Personal Story Behind Black Hawk Down By Michael J. Durant, Steven Hartov Cover Image
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Revealing never-before-told stories with the incisive thought and emotion of one who was there.

"The author does not pull any punches...his story, is one of great bravery, of going to hell and making it back."

Indianapolis Star

His battered face appeared on the cover of Time, Newsweek, and U.S. News & World Report to the shock and horror of all Americans. Black Hawk pilot Mike Durant was shot down and taken prisoner during America's biggest firefight since the Vietnam War. Published in the tenth anniversary year of the Somali conflict, this gripping personal account at last tells the world about Durant's harrowing captivity and the heroic deeds of his doomed comrades. And, as readers will discover, Durant proves himself to be nothing less than a hero.

About the Author

Michael J. Durant retired from the army as a Chief Warrant Officer 4. In addition to participating in Operation Restore Hope in Somalia, he saw action in the Persian Gulf, Panama, and Kuwait. His awards include the Distinguished Service Medal, the Distinguished Flying Cross with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Bronze Star with Valor Device, the Purple Heart, the Meritorious Service Medal, three Air Medals, the POW/MIA ribbon, and the Army Commendation Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters

Praise For…

"I was thrilled and moved by this book." —Ross Perot

Product Details
ISBN: 9780451210609
ISBN-10: 0451210603
Publisher: Berkley
Publication Date: May 4th, 2004
Pages: 400
Language: English