Sebastian Junger

Sebastian Junger


A contributing editor to Vanity Fair magazine, Sebastian Junger is the bestselling author of The Perfect Storm, A Death in Belmont, and Fire. Between June 2007 and June 2008, Junger embedded with the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, making five trips to the Korengal Valley in eastern Afghanistan. He describes his experiences in his most recent book, War.

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Into the Valley of Death

by Peter M. Robinson, Sebastian Jungervia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Best-selling author Sebastian Junger goes to War. An interview with
Peter Robinson.

Sebastian Junger

War with Sebastian Junger

with Sebastian Jungervia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, June 8, 2010

From this close-in vantage point, Junger discusses the universal themes at play in the experience of all soldiers, ancient and modern, who experience combat: fear, killing, and love, that “intoxicating” bond formed by the men who wage battle together.