Somalia on Five Dollars A Day

Somalia on Five Dollars A Day

A Soldier's Story

Book - 2001
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Baker & Taylor
Sent to provide aid and comfort to the people of wartorn Somalia and getting "hostile fire zone" pay, which equated to $5 per day, the author recounts his experiences as he and his fellow soldiers occupied Somalia for five months on a humanitarian mission fraught with danger.

Book News
Not a cheap travel guide to the strife-ridden African country, but an account by an active-duty US Army officer of his service there in the early 1990s. Five dollars a day is hostile fire pay. Stanton includes some of his own photographs. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Novato, CA : Presidio Press, [2001]
Copyright Date: ©2001
ISBN: 9780891417415
Branch Call Number: 967.73 S79
Characteristics: xv, 299 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Somalia on $5.00 a day


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