Sacrifice: A Gold Star Widow's Fight for the Truth

May 4, 2021
Sacrifice: A Gold Star Widow's Fight for the Truth

The shocking and affecting memoir from a gold-star widowsearching for the truth behind her Green Beret husband's death,this book bears witness to the true sacrifices made by militaryfamilies.When Green Beret Bryan Black was killed in an ambush in Niger in2017, his wife Michelle saw her worst nightmare become a reality.She was left alone with her grief and with two young sons to raise.But what followed Bryan's death was an even more difficult journeyfor the young widow. After receiving very few details about theattack that took her husband's life, it was up to Michelle to findanswers. It became her mission to learn the truth about that day inNiger—and Sacrifice is the result of that mission.In this heartbreaking and revelatory memoir, Michelle usesexclusive interviews with the survivors of her husband's unit,research into the military leadership and accountability, and herown unique vantage point as a gold-star widow to tell a previouslyunknown story. Sacrifice is both an honest, emotional look inside amilitary marriage and a searing investigation of the people anddecisions at the heart of the US military.