Black Hawk Down


    War (other)

    Black Hawk Down

    A Story of Modern War

    Mark Bowden

    Grove 2010

    Paperback 412pp Illustrated

    9780802144737   Product Code: 23298

    The 1993 American mission to capture a Somali military leader was planned to take no more than an hour, but the nearly 100 elite US soldiers found themselves pinned down in Mogadishu and a night of fighting resulted in a downed Black Hawk helicopter and extensive casualties. This 1999 account of the conflict is a classic of contemporary military history that was adapted for film in 2001, and includes a new foreword by the author.

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