The Only Thing Worth Dying For

The Only Thing Worth Dying For

By Eric Blehm

  • Release Date: 2010-01-19
  • Genre: Military
Score: 4.5
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Description

Eric Blehm, author of the award-winning The Last Season, is back with another true adventure story, The Only Thing Worth Dying For. Set in the immediate aftermath of 9/11, The Only Thing Worth Dying For chronicles the untold story of the team of Green Berets led by Captain Jason Amerine that conquered the Taliban and helped bring Hamid Karzai to power in Afghanistan. In the tradition of Black Hawk Down, The Only Thing Worth Dying For is, in the words of former Congressman Charlie Wilson (from Charlie Wilson's War), "the one book you must read if you have any hope of understanding what our fine American soldiers are up against in Afghanistan."

Reviews

  • The only thing worth dying for

    5
    By leithhka
    Great book. As an Air Force veteran it was good for me to know the truth of what really happened. I would recommend this book to anyone interested in military history and the courage of real men.
  • Amazing Book

    4
    By Cyber_Grunt
    Depicting the early days of the war on terror in Afghanistan by Special Forces. The courage and balls of all these operators is truly amazing. This book is a great read!,,,,,
  • Thank you, Thank you, Thank you

    5
    By Ranger007007
    Thank you to ODA 574! To those who gave the ultimate sacrifice upon the altar of freedom, you are not forgotten. God Speed.
  • SGM Debra Bradshaw

    5
    By Xena1_us
    If Uncle Sam can screw it up, this is a sure-fire example. The men are placed in a 'draw', a low-lying piece of groud surrounded by mountains. They know it's a death trap before they even drop their packs but they go because they were told to. Tthe story make us proud and disgusted all at once.
  • History Lesson

    5
    By Retired OIF vet
    This book is a history lesson about modern day Afghanistan and the brave men who made it possible. Our brothers did not die in vain.
  • Amazing book a must read!

    5
    By TmanTricks
    Love this books, tells of the sacrifice our boys with the green berets made to help start the path to freedom in Afghanistan.
  • The Only Thing Worth Dying For

    4
    By WingShooter1205
    Heartbreaking, riveting, and dismay all rolled up in one story.
  • Heroic story, but poorly told

    2
    By Some guy 000
    While I found the bravery and accomplishments of our men to be inspiring, the book itself was slow and poorly written. For me, it really dragged especially compared to the many great books out there from the frontlines.
  • Movie Time

    5
    By Skeeter Gene
    Tremendous story, should be a movie.
  • United states special forces

    4
    By T.jones18.tj
    This book really puts everything in prospective. If the united states government has its hands on anything it is going to turn bad because they are so media driven! Having said that it's men like this that make you proud to be an American! Thank you for your duties!

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