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Old 09-27-2011, 09:37 AM   #20
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I guess this is B&N's answer to Amazon's Daily Deal, the NOOK Daily Find: Today's Great Book at a Great Price

Black Hawk Down by Mark Bowden from Grove/Atlantic ($2.99) is the NOOK Daily Find (Sept 27)

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The gripping story of the October 1993 mission by a U.S. Special Forces in Mogadishu, Somalia that turned into a bloodbath that would cost the lives of 18 American soldiers. A modern military classic.

Black Hawk Down is Mark Bowden's account of the longest sustained firefight involving American troops since the Vietnam War. On October 3, 1993, about a hundred elite U.S. soldiers were dropped by helicopters into the teeming market in the heart of Mogadishu, Somalia. Their mission was to abduct two top lieutenants of a Somali warlord and return to base. It was supposed to take an hour. Instead they found themselves pinned down through a long and terrible night fighting against thousands of heavily armed Somalis. The following morning, eighteen Americans were dead and more than seventy badly injured.

1999 National Book Award nominee for Nonfiction.
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