where men win glory

by john krakauer

Character Analysis

Pat Tillman an American football player who turned down a multimillion dollar NFL contract to join the army after the 9/11 attacks. After a grueling three-year training with the elite Army Rangers, however, instead of fighting terrorists, he found himself first deployed to Iraq--a war he called "an imperial whim." Tillman was later redeployed to Afghanistan, where he was killed,which the Army kept from Tillman's wife for weeks. the government hailed Tillman as a hero.

Setting

the setting of where men win glory is in Afghanistan and Iraq because after the 9/11 attacks he joins the army and gets deployed out to Iraq, he was later deployed out to Afghanistan where he was killed. Tillman was killed

theme

Pat Tillman was offered a multimillion dollar NFL contract to join the army after the 9/11 attacks. after his three year training he was deployed out to Iraq , shortly after that he was then deployed to Afghanistan where he was killed. the army kept from telling Tillman's wife for weeks.

review

The book "where men win glory " starts off when pat Tillman got offered a multimillion dollar NFL contract which he turns down because hes joining the army after the 9/11 attacks. pat Tillman went through three years of training then got deployed to Iraq and later to Afghanistan where he was later killed in action.