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Among Heroes : A U.S. Navy SEAL's True Story of Friendship, Heroism, and the Ultimate Sacrifice

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Now from Brandon Webb, Navy SEAL sniper and New York Times bestselling author, comes his personal account of the eight friends and fellow SEALs who made the ultimate sacrifice.Knowing these great menwho they were, how they lived, and what they stood forhas changed my life. We can’t let them be forgotten. So read about these amazing men, share their stories, and learn from them as I have. We’ve mourned their deaths. Let’s celebrate their lives.”Brandon WebbAs a Navy SEAL, Brandon Webb rose to the top of the world’s most elite sniper corps, experiencing years of punishing training and combat missions from the Persian Gulf to Afghanistan. Among the best of the best, he led the SEALs’ clandestine sniper training program as course manager, instructing a new generation of the world’s top snipers. Along the way, Webb served beside, trained, and supported men he came to know not just as fellow warriors, but as friends and, eventually, as heroes.Among Heroes gives his personal account of these eight extraordinary SEALs, who gave all for their comradesand their country.Here are the true stories behind the remarkable valor and abiding humanity of those sheepdogs” (as they call themselves) who protect us from the wolves of the world. Of Matt Axe” Axelson, who perished on the Lone Survivor mission in Afghanistan. Of Chris Campbell, Heath Robinson, and JT Tumilson, who were among the thirty-eight casualties of Extortion 17, the Chinook helicopter shot down in August 2011. Of Glen Doherty, Webb’s best friend for more than a decade, killed while helping secure the successful rescue and extraction of American CIA and State Department diplomats in Benghazi, Libya, on September 11, 2012; and other close friends, classmates, and fellow warriors.In Among Heroes, Webb offers eight intensely personal profiles of uncommon couragewho these men were, what they stood for, and how they came to make the ultimate sacrifice. These are men who left behind powerfully instructive examples of what it means to be aliveand what it truly means to be a hero.INCLUDES PHOTOS
Number of Pages: 25516
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, History
Sub-Genre: History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Author: Brandon Webb
Language: English
Street Date: May 26, 2015
TCIN: 16983736
UPC: 9780451475626
Item Number (DPCI): 247-43-8715
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