Following the success of his New York Times best seller, American Heroes: In the Fight Against Radical Islam, author and decorated Marine Oliver North brings you to the sands of Iraq to the mountains of the Hindu Kush in his latest work, American Heroes in Special Operations. Relying on insider stories and full-color photographs, North introducing us to the brave, noble work of Navy Seals, Rangers, and Green Berets and their soul-stirring missions, hidden victories, and desperate fights against impossible odds.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 304 Vendor: Fidelis Books Publication Date: 2010 Dimensions: 9.00 X 7.00 X 0.76 (inches)
ISBN: 0805447121 ISBN-13: 9780805447125 Availability: In Stock Series:American Heroes
Following the success of American Heroes: In the Fight Against Radical Islam (a New York Times best seller), Oliver North moves from the frontline to the world of shadow warriors, introducing readers to the brave, noble work of Navy Seals, Rangers, and Green Berets in American Heroes in Special Operations. From the sands of Iraq to the mountains of the Hindu Kush, North relays insider stories and full-color photographs that depict soul-stirring missions, hidden victories, and desperate fights against impossible odds. Yet for these faithful, inspiring patriots, it's "all in a day's work."
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 to 1986 he served as the U.S. government's counter-terrorism coordinator on the National Security Council staff. President Ronald Reagan described 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 best-selling author, international reporter, photographer, video producer, and public speaker. He lives with his wife and five children in West Virginia.