Black hawk down starts off a little dry because it spends a good 5 chapters giving you an introduction to why we are in somalia to begin with but after that mark bowden jumps right into action the story is a fantastic well rounded book with moments that will make you laugh, cry, and want to fight alongside the brave men. We have a great new channel for action/horror/sci-fi fans: ----- 123 elite us soldiers drop into somal.
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Black hawk down is a 2001 war film produced and directed by ridley scott from a screenplay by ken nolan it is based on the 1999 non-fiction book of the same name by mark bowden, which in turn is based on the 29-part series of articles published in the philadelphia inquirer,.
Black hawk pilot michael durant told his story of being shot down and captured by a mob of somalis in his 2003 book in the company of heroes in 2005, staff sergeant matthew eversmann, a us army ranger and chalk four's leader during the battle, compiled several different accounts into a book called the battle of mogadishu.
Black hawk down is a favorite among military members and civilians alike. Black hawk down is a great movie, and it is an important movie it is the story of courage and heroism against nearly insurmountable odds what happened in somalia was a foreign policy failure for the us, but the actions of the soldiers sent into battle that october day were anything but failure.