Black Hawk Down

BLack Hawk DOwn

Format: Audiobook

Source: Public Library

Rating: 4

This book talks of the US Army attempt to capture Somalian lieutenants.   During the attempt, a black hawk helicopter crashed.  The soldiers were being overrun trying to get to the crash site.  Then another black hawk helicopter went down.  This book covers many aspects of what was happening in Mogadishu.  Bowen tries to give you an overall sense of what the Somalians were going through and what US soldiers were going through.  Of all the modern warfare books I have read this book seemed the most horrifying.  The stress the soldiers had must have been under sounds unbearable.  I am not sure how


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