Brothers forever [electronic resource] : The Enduring Bond Between a Marine and a Navy SEAL That Transcended Their Ultimate Sacrifice. Tom Sileo.
- ISBN: 9780306822384 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Date Published: 2014.
|Summary, etc.:|| Four weeks after Navy SEALs had killed Osama bin Laden, President Obama stood in Arlington National Cemetery to deliver his Memorial Day address. He extolled the heroism and sacrifice of the two men buried side by side in the graves before him: Travis Manion, a fallen US Marine, and Brendan Looney, a fallen US Navy SEAL. Although they were killed three years apart, one in Iraq and one inAfghanistan, these two former roommates and best friends were now buried together—brothers forever."Award-winning journalist Tom Sileo and Travis's father, Colonel Tom Manion, USMCR (Ret.), tell the intimate and personal story of how these Naval Academy roommates defined a generation's sacrifice in Afghanistan and Iraq. From Travis's incredible bravery on the streets of Fallujah to Brendan's anguished SEAL training in the wake of his friend's death and later acts of heroism in the mountains of Afghanistan, Brothers Forever is a remarkable story of war and friendship.
|Target Audience Note:|| Text Difficulty 9 - Text Difficulty 12
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Da Capo Press, 2014. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 4746 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3082 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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