New PDF release: Danger Close: My Epic Journey as a Combat Helicopter Pilot

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By Amber Smith

Inspiring and “riveting…vivid and harrowing” (Sean Parnell, writer of Outlaw Platoon), Danger Close is the 1st memoir of energetic strive against via a feminine helicopter pilot in Iraq and Afghanistan. New York instances bestselling writer Brad Thor raves, “Men and girls alike will love this excellent story of heroism, humility, and high-octane feats of bravery.”

Amber Smith flew into enemy hearth in one of the most risky strive against zones on this planet. one in all just a couple of girls to fly the Kiowa Warrior helicopter—whose undertaking, armed reconnaissance, required its pilots to stick low and fly speedy, perilously just about the fight—Smith deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan and rose to Pilot-in-Command and Air project Commander within the finest Kiowa unit within the military. She discovered the right way to practice and live to tell the tale lower than severe strain, either in motion opposed to an implacable enemy and in the elite “boy’s membership” of military aviation.

In Danger shut, Smith “covers every one project with edge-of-your-seat aspect and a coolness that demonstrates how she won the honour of fellow pilots and squaddies at the floor” (Library Journal). Smith’s unrelenting struggle for either mastery and appreciate supplies common life-lessons that would be priceless to any civilian, from “earning your spurs” as a beginner to “embracing the suck” via setbacks that problem your self-confidence to studying to belief your intestine as a veteran of your profession.

Intensely own, cinematic, poignant, and encouraging, Danger Close is “the appealing tale of 1 woman’s struggle to serve her kingdom within the direct line of chance” (Dana Perino, co-host of The 5 on Fox News).

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