War Story

Sometimes the Real Fight Starts after the Battle
Narrated by: Chris Abell
Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
Categories: History, Military
4.8 out of 5 stars (9 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Every soldier has a war story.

Steven Elliott’s opens with the death of American hero Pat Tillman by “friendly fire” in Afghanistan - when Army Ranger Elliott pulled the trigger, believing he and his fellow soldiers were firing on the enemy.

Tormented by remorse and PTSD in the aftermath of Tillman’s death, Elliott descended into the depths of guilt, alcoholism, and depression; lost his marriage and his faith; and struggled to stay alive. The war that began on foreign soil had followed him home.

A must-listen for veterans and their loved ones, War Story is an explosive look at the chaos of war - and the battle for life in its aftermath. It confronts some of life’s biggest questions: Why do we choose to fight for a country or a cause? What happens when the cost of that fight overwhelms and destroys? Can we forgive and be forgiven? How do we find hope? At its core, War Story is a dramatic personal encounter with war and faith, love and tragedy, and ultimate renewal.

©2019 Steven Elliott (P)2019 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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Excellent resource

As a little sister to a combat veteran who is currently facing his battle scars 15 years later, I’m holding on to this book for dear life. It gave me hope, it shifted my focus back to our Creator and it gave me insight to the horrors he is facing. Thank you for your honesty and thank you for your service. You’ve given veterans and veterans families hope.