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American Heroes: On the Homefront
by Oliver North
From the "New York Times" bestselling author of "Heroes Proved," a moving and inspirational chronicle of our national heroes sacrifices and triumphs in Iraq and Afghanistan, after their return to the homefront.Combat-decorated marine Oliver North delivers a powerful, riveting firsthand account of the extraordinary young American volunteers defending us against radical Isla ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published July 1st 2014 by Threshold Editions
(first published June 1st 2013)
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The book has several stories of Americans who took the job of defending our country, and who came close to dying. They were maimed and left to learn how to live without limbs. One of these heroes, a woman, asked the question, Will I be accepted for who I am, rather than what I am? It's a question we all probably ask ourselves, at one time or another. Maybe our deformity is divorce... or divorces, addiction, and/or some personality dysfunction. All stories in this book point to hope for us who as ...more
I don't have enough thumbs to give proper accolades to this book. It was OUTSTANDING!! If you want a sobering reminder of what our boys go through in the military please read this book.....and grab a box of tissues because you'll need em ;)