Read by Barry NolanThree cassettes, Approx. 5 hoursThe remarkable true story of the U.S. Military's most elite unit--made famous by their exploits in the bestsellerThe Perfect Storm--as told by a 20-year veteran still on active duty.They rescue the G Read by Barry Nolan Three cassettes, Approx. 5 hours
The remarkable true story of the U.S. Military's most elite unit--made famous by their exploits in the bestsellerThe Perfect Storm--as told by a 20-year veteran still on active duty.
They rescue the Green Berets and Navy Seals when they get in trouble. They jump out of airplanes at 25,000 feet, where it's too high to breathe, and at 800 feet, where it's too low to survive unless you're lightening quick on the release. They rescue people 1,000 miles out at sea, or in deserts, or in polar regions. And that's in peacetime, to stay in shape. In wartime, they really go into action.
They are Pararescue Jumpers. PJs for short, a highly selective corps of 300 men serving the U.S. Air Force and the Air National Guard. That Others May Live is a riveting profile of the PJs, seen through the eyes of Jack Brehm, who has spent 20 years rescuing people in seemingly hopeless peril, serving with fellow PJs who routinely do the same. As startling as a plunge into icy water, as thrilling as a freefall through the night sky, these are stories of the times the PJs beat the odds, the times they didn't, and what it's like to work where the daily grind of your job isn't just an expression; it's a reality. ...Continua Nascondi