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Brothers Forever : The Enduring Bond Between a Marine and a Navy Seal That Transcended Their Ultimate

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"Four weeks after Navy SEALs had killed Osama bin Laden, President Obama stood in Arlington National Cemetery to deliver his Memorial Day address. He extolled the heroism and sacrifice of the two men buried side by side in the graves before him: Travis Manion, a fallen US Marine, and Brendan Looney, a fallen US Navy SEAL. Although they were killed three years apart, one in Iraq and one in Afghanistan, these two former roommates and best friends were now buried together-"brothers forever." Award-winning journalist Tom Sileo and Travis's father, Colonel Tom Manion, USMCR (Ret.), tell the intimate and personal story of how these Naval Academy roommates defined a generation's sacrifice in Afghanistan and Iraq. From Travis's incredible bravery on the streetsof Fallujah to Brendan's anguished SEAL training in the wake of his friend's death and later acts of heroism in the mountains of Afghanistan, Brothers Forever is a remarkable story of war and friendship"--
Four weeks after Navy SEALs had killed Osama bin Laden, President Obama stood in Arlington National Cemetery to deliver his Memorial Day address. He extolled the heroism and sacrifice of the two men buried side by side in the graves before him: Travis Manion, a fallen US Marine, and Brendan Looney, a fallen US Navy SEAL. Although they were killed three years apart, one in Iraq and one in
Afghanistan, these two former roommates and best friends were now buried together??brothers forever.?

Award-winning journalist Tom Sileo and Travis?s father, Marine Colonel Tom Manion (Ret.), tell the intimate and personal story of how these Naval Academy roommates defined a generation?s sacrifice after 9/11, and how Travis and Brendan's loved ones overcame heartbreak to carry on in their memory. From Travis?s incredible heroism on the streets of Fallujah to Brendan?s anguished Navy SEAL training in the wake of his friend?s death and acts of heroism in the mountains of Afghanistan, Brothers Forever is a remarkable story of friendship, family, and war.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 278
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, History
Sub-Genre: Military
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Perseus Books Group
Author: Tom Sileo & Tom Manion
Language: English
Street Date: April 14, 2015
TCIN: 16984583
UPC: 9780306823732
Item Number (DPCI): 247-43-8995
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