Among the Heroes: United Flight 93 and the Passengers and Crew Who Fought Back

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Harper Collins, Aug 24, 2010 - Political Science - 336 pages
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Of the four horrific hijackings on September 11, Flight 93 resonates as one of epic resistance.At a time when the United States appeared defenseless against an unfamiliar foe, the gallant passengers and crew of Flight 93 provided for many Americans a measure of victory in the midst of unthinkable defeat. Together, they seemingly accomplished what all the security guards and soldiers, military pilots and government officials, could not -- they thwarted the terrorists, sacrificing their own lives so that others might live.

The culmination of hundreds of interviews with family members and months of investigation, Among the Heroes is the definitive story of the courageous men and women aboard Flight 93, and of the day that forever changed the way Americans view the world and themselves.

 

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This book is so touching- amazing insight into these individuals that lived daily lives- that culminated in these heroic actions. What a profound memorial to these brave souls- and what an inspiration to the rest of us~

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
8
Section 3
21
Section 4
30
Section 5
52
Section 6
60
Section 7
71
Section 8
83
Section 14
162
Section 15
167
Section 16
173
Section 17
181
Section 18
192
Section 19
205
Section 20
218
Section 21
224

Section 9
106
Section 10
119
Section 11
129
Section 12
142
Section 13
156
Section 22
238
Section 23
258
Section 24
269
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Jeré Longman is a sports reporter for the New York Times whose books include the national bestseller Among the Heroes: United Flight 93 and the Passengers and Crew Who Fought Back and The Hurricanes: One High School Team's Homecoming After Katrina, chosen by Slate magazine as one of the Best Books of 2008.

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