Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War (Mass Market Paperback)

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This account describes the longest sustained firefight involving American troops since the Vietnam War. On October 3, 1993, a band of U.S. soldiers on a mission in Somalia to capture two lieutenants of a Somali warlord spent a long and terrible night fighting thousands of armed Somalis. By morning, 18 Americans were dead, and more than 70 badly injured.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780451203939
Publisher: Signet
Publication Date: August 1st, 2001
Pages: 496