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  • Among Heroes: A U.S. Navy SEAL's True Story of Friendship, Heroism, and the Ultimate Sacrifice

  • By: Brandon Webb, John David Mann
  • Narrated by: Charlie Ray
  • Length: 6 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,001
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,836
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,832

From Brandon Webb, Navy SEAL sniper and New York Times best-selling author, comes his account of the eight friends and fellow SEALs who made the ultimate sacrifice. As a Navy SEAL, Webb rose to the top of the world's most elite sniper corps, experiencing years of punishing training and combat missions from the Persian Gulf to Afghanistan. Along the way, Webb served beside, trained, and supported men he came to know not just as fellow warriors, but as friends and, eventually, as heroes.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Must listen

  • By NL_Guy on 05-16-15

A solid book, but know what you are buying.

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-22-16

A solid book which reflects the impact fallen heroes had on the lives of the family, friends and the others. If you are looking for descriptive combat stories this book is not it nor intended. It is essentially a book about telling stories which brings out the personalized and impact of fallen Navy Seals. If you have read Lone Surivior, American Sniper, 13 Hours, and some of Webb's books than you will be familiar with the fallen he speaks of.

10 of 12 people found this review helpful

  • The Reaper

  • Autobiography of One of the Deadliest Special Ops Snipers
  • By: Gary Brozek, Nicholas Irving
  • Narrated by: Jeff Gurner
  • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,450
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,999
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,993

In the best-selling tradition of American Sniper and Shooter, Irving shares the true story of his extraordinary career, including his deployment to Afghanistan in the summer of 2009, when he set another record, this time for enemy kills on a single deployment. His teammates and chain of command labeled him "The Reaper," and his actions on the battlefield became the stuff of legend, culminating in an extraordinary face-off against an enemy sniper known simply as The Chechnian.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story

  • By SteveS on 11-18-15

worth the purchase. second favorite to fearless.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-15-16

worth the purchase. second favorite to fearless. good stories. great description. no fluff. I am running options for the nonfiction war genre. Glad I chose this one.