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Author North, Oliver.

Title American heroes on the homefront : the hearts of heroes / Oliver North with Bob Hamer. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Edition First Threshold Editions hardcover edition.
Publication Info. New York : Threshold Editions, 2013.
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 254 pages) : color illustrations.
Summary "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 Islamic terror. Since September 11, North and his award-winning War Stories documentary team have made a dozen extended trips to Afghanistan, Iraq, and the Philippines, interviewing US soldiers, sailors, airmen, guardsmen and marines. Combining North's extensive experience as a military officer, a counter-terrorism expert, and a documentary filmmaker embedded with American combat units, American Heroes on the Homefront gives a unique perspective on the situation our nation faces and the qualities of those who protect us, as well as the true impact of their sacrifices on their families and loved ones. Including more than 300 full-color images, American Heroes on the Homefront offers a close-up of this generation's "citizen-solders" who have chosen a patriot's path and placed themselves in the line of fire for the sake of our freedom"-- Provided by publisher.
Note Includes index.
Contents Two fingers to hold / Jesseca and Brian Meyer -- A going-away-foot party / Taylor Linville -- It was long enough to last forever / Nick and Tasha Sprovtsoff -- Her faith and her art / Ann Schmalstieg -- Even when he wasn't so easy to love / Lindsey and Trey Humphrey -- A birthday wish / Natalia Maldonado -- Ponies / Lyla's story -- Three floating clouds / Leslie Smith -- The Holley provision / Matthew Holley -- Then he heard the voice / Kayla and Gabe Martinez -- Feedback / Marla's e-Letter -- No regrets / Jesse and Kelly Cottle -- Six-plus years / Allan and Carolyn Carpenter -- Micah and Luke's dad -- Wolfpack -- Not wounded, redesigned / Tim and Connie Lee -- Epilogue : tomorrow.
Subject Afghan War (2001-) (OCoLC)fst01695175
Iraq War (2003-2011) (OCoLC)fst01802311
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Veterans -- United States -- Biography.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Veterans -- United States -- Pictorial works.
Afghan War, 2001-2021 -- Veterans -- United States -- Biography.
Afghan War, 2001-2021 -- Veterans -- United States -- Pictorial works.
Veterans -- United States -- Biography.
Veterans -- United States -- Pictorial works.
Veterans (OCoLC)fst01165710
United States (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre Biography (OCoLC)fst01423686
Pictorial works (OCoLC)fst01423874
Electronic books.
Added Author Hamer, Bob.
Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Other Form: Print version: North, Oliver. American heroes on the homefront. First Threshold Editions hardcover edition 9781476714325 (DLC) 2013019426 (OCoLC)868298154
ISBN 9781476714370 electronic bk.
1476714371 electronic bk.
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