Two Wars: One Hero's Fight on Two Fronts--Abroad and Within
Former army ranger Nate Self, a hero from the Robert’s Ridge rescue in Afghanistan, tells his whole story—from the pulse-pounding battle in the mountains of Afghanistan to the high-stakes battle he has waged against post traumatic stress disorder. This book will become a go-to book for understanding the long-term effects of the war on terror. Thousands of families are fighting this battle, and Nate opens up his life—including his successes, tragedies, struggles with thoughts of suicide—to show how his faith and his family pulled him through. Includes 8 pages of color photos.
In a nutshell:
Every shooter on board crouches rearward, thighs burning, anticipating touchdown. It's exactly 6:14 a.m. “Team leader off,” I say.
“Being in the Army doesn't mean someone's shooting at you. They have doctors, too,” I said. “Think about how much money it takes to get through medical ...
... down the shoulder straps on my rucksack in order to reposition my load, the heat rash on my back sent a million needle pricks shooting through my skin.
Glancing across the road, I saw cadets shooting baskets and playing tennis within fifty meters of those cleaning weapons. Others were fishing and smoking ...
mountain seemed to shoot out of the earth. The upperclassmen had told us stories about Bull Hill, that it was the physical and figurative pinnacle of Beast.
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An open look at the heart of a warriorUser Review - Kevin - Christianbook.com
There were two huge aspects I loved about this book. First, as a man outside the military, I was shown what it was like to become a soldier and the bonds required to become a Ranger. Second, the ... Read full review
"Two Wars" is a military autobiography which impressed me with the astounding story and by the vivid writing. Nate Self describes the sights, sounds, smells, and feelings of what it's like to be in ... Read full review