Author: Robert Mills
Genre: Non Fiction - War
Date Published: 00 , 0000
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BlackDeath 23 by Robert Mills is his journal written while flying helicopters in Iraq. The book begins with Mills leaving for basic training on September 11, 2001. Due to the events of that day in America his basic training was postponed. BlackDeath takes you day to day with Mills for the duration of his service in the military.
Mills had a wife and daughters, but felt that God was calling him to do something other than what he was doing - Computer Analyst. Flying helicopters had always been a dream and desire of his-2001 was his chance to live that dream and truly do what he felt he was called to do.
This journal is as raw, personable and forthright as any you will read. Mills takes you through his daily routine and at times grind - the ups, the downs, the quiet and the harrowing experiences he lived through. Mills not only covers the military side and life of a soldier, but also the personal feelings and longings for home and family.
This journal brings you to a personal level with Mills, and does a great job of enlightening the reader of what our helicopter pilots and other military endure in war.
2017 Non Fiction