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James Patterson

Walk in My Combat Boots

by James Patterson

Walk in My Combat Boots

James Patterson

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James Patterson and Matt Eversmann share firsthand accounts of veterans and their military service, including their experiences of training, combat, and returning home.

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Walk in My Combat Boots

by James Patterson

Walk in My Combat Boots

James Patterson

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Today, only about 10% of Americans serve in the military. So how can civilians better understand what soldiers actually go through? Bestselling author James Patterson joins forces with U.S. Army veteran Matt Eversmann to share the stories of other veterans. Eversmann served in the U.S. served in Somalia and was part of the 1993 mission dramatized in the film Black Hawk Down.

In this book, Patterson and Evermann conducted interviews with veterans and turned their responses into short essays. Walk in My Combat Boots is intended to give service members a voice while increasing civilian understanding of the military.

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"The next time you thank them for their service, you'll know what you're thanking them for."

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James Patterson

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