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Author Wise, Beau, 1984- author.

Title Three wise men : a Navy Seal, a Green Beret, and how their Marine brother became a war's sole survivor / Beau Wise and Tom Sileo.

Publication Info. New York : St. Martin's Press, 2021.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Wise Family WIS    Available
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Edition First edition.
Description ix, 288 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 25 cm
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Contents Wising up -- The fight -- The decision -- Ghost soldiers -- Back to Iraq -- U-turn -- The big push -- Intersection -- War and grief -- CIA star -- The cave -- Not again -- Sole survivor -- De oppresso liber.
Summary "From Beau Wise and Tom Sileo comes Three Wise Men, an incredible memoir of family, service and sacrifice by a Marine who lost both his brothers in combat--becoming the only "Sole Survivor" during the war in Afghanistan. Shortly after the 9/11 attacks, three brothers by blood became brothers in arms when each volunteered to defend their country. No military family has sacrificed more during the ensuing war, which has become the longest ever fought by America's armed forces. While serving in Afghanistan, US Navy SEAL veteran and CIA contractor Jeremy Wise was killed in an al Qaeda suicide bombing that devastated the US intelligence community. Less than three years later, US Army Green Beret sniper Ben Wise was fatally wounded after volunteering for a dangerous assignment during a firefight with the Taliban. Ben was posthumously awarded the Silver Star, while Jeremy received the Intelligence Star--one of the rarest awards bestowed by the U.S. government--and also a star on the CIA's Memorial Wall. United States Marine Corps combat veteran Beau Wise is the only known American service member to be pulled from the battlefield after losing two brothers in Afghanistan. Told in Beau's voice, Three Wise Men is an American family's historic true story of service and sacrifice"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Wise, Beau, 1984-
Wise, Benjamin B., 1977-2012.
Wise, Jeremy J., 1974-2009.
Wise family.
Afghan War, 2001- -- Biography.
United States. Navy. SEALs -- Biography.
United States. Army. Special Forces -- Biography.
United States. Marine Corps. Marine Division, 3rd. Battalion, 1st -- Biography.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Biography.
Families of military personnel -- Arkansas -- History -- 21st century.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Added Author Sileo, Tom, author.
Added Title 3 wise men
ISBN 9781250253446 (hardcover)
1250253446 (hardcover)

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