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American Heroes in the Fight Against Radical Islam
B & H Publishing Group / 2009 / Hardcover
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Meet the men and women on the front lines fighting global terrorism! Based on his award-winning War Stories TV series, North's photo-rich insider "field notes" highlight Americans of incredible courage, untiring tenacity, astounding competence---and deep faith. Updated with a new chapter on Afghanistan and free exclusive online access to 3 episodes of War Stories, which can be found on page 14. 304 pages, hardcover from B&H.
A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post best seller, now available with a new chapter on events in Afghanistan plus an exclusive online access code for three downloadable episodes of War Stories!What is a hero? Oliver North says, Real heroes are selfless. Those who serve America in harm’s way in the war against radical Islam have that quality in abundance. And so do their families and loved ones at home. Yet, they rarely get the attention or coverage they deserve . . . I never cease to be amazed at the self-discipline of these brave young Americans. They can endure the adrenaline-pumping violence of enemy engagement, and then, just minutes later, help school children get safely to their classes . . . No nationours includedhas ever had a military force better than the one we have today.”In American Heroes, North offers an inspiring, first-hand account of the extraordinary men and women defending America against radical Islamic terror from his perspective as a forty year member of the United States military, a member of the National Security Council staff and serving as the U.S. counter-terrorism coordinator from 1983-1986. This patriotic book also pulls in the very latest reports and exclusive full-color photographs from War Stories, the award-winning FOX News Channel series hosted by North.
Oliver North is a Vietnam veteran awarded the Silver Star, Bronze Star, and two Purple Hearts during his twenty-two years of service as a U.S. Marine. He was later assigned to the National Security Council staff by former President Ronald Reagan, who called North an American hero.” Today, he is a best-selling author, syndicated columnist, and host of the award-winning War Stories series on the FOX News Channel. North has four children, eight grandchildren, and lives with his wife in Virginia.Chuck Holton is a U.S. military veteran and now travels the world as Adventure Correspondent for the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN).
A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post best seller, updated and expanded with a new chapter on events in Afghanistan and an exclusive access code linking to three customized online episodes of War Stories!
In American Heroes, Oliver North offers an inspiring, first-hand account of the extraordinary young American volunteers defending us against radical Islamic terror. Since 9-11-01, North and his award-winning War Stories documentary team have made a dozen extended trips to Afghanistan, Iraq and the Philippines covering U.S. soldiers, sailors, airmen, Guardsmen and Marines for FOX News Channel. With extensive experience as a decorated military officer, a counter-terrorism expert and as a documentary filmmaker embedded with American combat units, he has a unique perspective on the enemy we face and the qualities of those who protect us.
Illuminated by more than 300 full-color images, American Heroes offers a close-up of this generations citizen-solders who have chosen the path of the patriot and gone into harms way for their countrymen. Norths unprecedented access, his grasp of history and his lucid reports from the crucible of combat make this a stirring chronicle of courage, commitment, compassion, and faith. Thank God for American heroes.
About the Authors
Oliver North is a combat-decorated Marine, the recipient of the Silver Star, the Bronze Star for valor, and two Purple Hearts for wounds in action. From 1983-1986 he served as the U.S. governments counter-terrorism coordinator on the National Security Council staff. President Ronald Reagan describe him as an American hero. A New York Times best-selling author, syndicated columnist, and host of the award-winning War Stories documentary series on the FOX News Channel, North lives with his wife, Betsy, in Virginia. They have four children and eleven grandchildren.
Chuck Holton is a U.S. military veteran and now travels the world as Adventure Correspondent for the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN).
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