Blaze of Light
[Penguin Random House] For fans of Unbroken and Hacksaw Ridge comes an incredible true story—
After dawn, the siege began. It was April 1, 1970, and Army Green Beret medic Gary Beikirch knew the odds were stacked against their survival. Some 10,000 enemy soldiers sought to obliviate the 12 American Special Forces troops and 400 indigenous fighters who stood fast to defend 2,300 women and children inside the village.
For his valor and selflessness during the ruthless siege of Dak Seang, Beikirch would be awarded a Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest and most-prestigious military decoration. But when he returned to the States, he faced his most difficult fight yet. To conquer the battle at home, he chose an unlikely solution—one that involved the harsh wilderness of the northern Appalachians and an indomitable will to survive.
Blaze of Light is a powerful story twice over—for the tale it tells, and for the redemption it surfaces. It’s the kind of story you read then pass along to a friend, a story that nudges its way into your soul to heal your own wounded spirit. You won’t need to be a war-history buff to devour Blaze of Light. You just have to love a great book.
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