American Heroes

True Stories of America's Most Decorated Military Heroes

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By James Patterson

By Matt Eversmann

With Tim Malloy

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“American Heroes is a gripping collection of firsthand accounts that plunges you into the heart of battle, told by those who lived it. Patterson and Eversmann deliver a raw, unflinching look at valor and sacrifice, capturing the indomitable spirit of our nation’s finest. This book is a tribute to courage that will leave you breathless and inspired." —Jack Carr, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Terminal List series

From the authors of Walk in My Combat Boots, bravery and selflessness are literally defined in these riveting first-person tales from our nation’s greatest heroes.

American Heroes is an astonishing collection of experiences from U.S. soldiers who served in overseas conflicts—true stories from World War II, Korea, and Vietnam to Iraq and Afghanistan. 
These courageous veterans share their accounts, told in their own words, of the actions that earned them some of America’s most distinguished military medals, up to and including the Medal of Honor. 
They never acted alone, but always in the spirit of camaraderie, patriotism, and for the good of our beloved country. 
There has never been a better time for all of us to think about duty, sacrifice, and what it means to be an American hero.


On Sale
Oct 21, 2024
Page Count
384 pages

James Patterson

About the Author

James Patterson is the most popular storyteller of our time. He is the creator of unforgettable characters and series, including Alex Cross, the Women’s Murder Club, Jane Effing Smith, and Maximum Ride, and of breathtaking true stories about the Kennedys, John Lennon, and Princess Diana, as well as our military heroes, police officers, and ER nurses. He has coauthored #1 bestselling novels with Bill Clinton and Dolly Parton, told the story of his own life in James Patterson by James Patterson, and received an Edgar Award, ten Emmy Awards, the Literarian Award from the National Book Foundation, and the National Humanities Medal.

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