American Heroes

American Heroes


‘Life has no meaning unless it’s lived for the benefit of future generations’

Crafted from original interviews, American Heroes tells the vivid, authentic stories of the veterans who give themselves – and even their lives – serving in overseas conflict from World War Two to Korea, Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan.

Outnumbered, under pressure and under fire, these men and women exhibited extraordinary selflessness, camaraderie and patriotism. For their service and sacrifice, they earned the US military’s highest awards for valour.

In this powerful collection of never-before-told stories, James Patterson and First Sergeant U.S. Army (Ret.) Matt Eversmann salute America’s most courageous military heroes.



'No one gets this big without amazing natural storytelling talent - which is what Jim has, in spades.' LEE CHILD

'James Patterson is The Boss. End of.' IAN RANKIN

'The master storyteller of our times' HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

'One of the greatest storytellers of all time' PATRICIA CORNWELL

'Patterson is in a class by himself' GUARDIAN

About the author

James Patterson

JAMES PATTERSON is one of the best-known and biggest-selling writers of all time. Among his creations are some of the world's most popular series including Alex Cross, the Women's Murder Club, Michael Bennett and the Private novels. He has written many other number one bestsellers including collaborations with President Bill Clinton and Dolly Parton, stand-alone thrillers and non-fiction. James has donated millions in grants to independent bookshops and has been the most borrowed adult author in UK libraries for the past fourteen years in a row. He lives in Florida with his family.
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