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Already a classic of war reporting and now reissued as a Grove Press paperback,Black Hawk Downis Mark Bowden’s brilliant account of the longest sustained firefight involving American troops since the Vietnam War. On October 3, 1993, about a hundred elite U.S. soldiers were dropped by helicopter into the teeming market in the heart...

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Recounts a 1993 firefight in Mogadishu, Somalia, that resulted in the deaths of eighteen Americans and more than five hundred Somalis, examining the rationales behind the disastrous raid.

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ISBN:
9781555846046
Publisher:
Grove Press
Subject:
Military - United States
Author:
Bowden, Mark
Author:
Bowden Mark
Subject:
Africa, central
Subject:
Military - Other
Subject:
Africa, east
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Military-General History
Subject:
Military-Rack
Subject:
Military-Recent Military History
Subject:
Military-Sale Books
Subject:
Military-Strategy Tactics and Deception
Subject:
Military-US Military General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Subject:
History : Military - General
Subject:
History : Military - Other
Subject:
History : Military - United States
Subject:
History : Africa - East
Publication Date:
April 2010
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
400

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History and Social Science » Military » Strategy Tactics and Deception
History and Social Science » Military » US Military » General
History and Social Science » World History » 1650 to Present
History and Social Science » World History » General

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"Synopsis" by , Recounts a 1993 firefight in Mogadishu, Somalia, that resulted in the deaths of eighteen Americans and more than five hundred Somalis, examining the rationales behind the disastrous raid.
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