Madness in Mogadishu

Madness in Mogadishu

Commanding the 10th Mountain Division's Quick Reaction Company During Black Hawk Down

Book - 2015
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In October 1993, two Black Hawk helicopters were shot down over the Somali capital of Mogadishu, leaving a handful of U.S. Army Rangers and Delta Force operators at the mercy of several thousand approaching militants. Mike Whetstone, commander of the Quick Reaction Company in the 10th Mountain Division, led part of the convoy sent to rescue the survivors. This powerfully vivid story of modern war is the intense firsthand account of the mission to find the crash site and retrieve the downed soldiers.
Raw descriptions of urban combat in the labyrinthine streets and shantytowns of Mogadishu
Complements the bestselling book and Oscar-winning movie Black Hawk Down, which recounts these events primarily from the perspective of the Rangers and Delta Force
Presents battle-tested lessons for young leaders
Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA :, Stackpole Books,, [2015]
Edition: Stackpole first edition
ISBN: 9780811715737
0811715736
Branch Call Number: 967.73053 W568
Characteristics: xxiii, 241 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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