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1991 1st edition; Signed by Oliver North on half-title page (pic); HarperCollins Publishers, Zondrvan; hardcover with blue and black boards and nice gilt lettering on spine; book in very good condition with tiny gold-colored mark on signature page; dust jacket very good condition.


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Oliver Laurence North (born October 7, 1943) is an American political commentator, television host, military historian, author, and retired United States Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel. He was convicted in the Iran–Contra affair of the late 1980s but his convictions were vacated and reversed, and all charges against him dismissed in 1991.


North is primarily remembered for his term as a National Security Council staff member during the Iran–Contra affair, a political scandal of the late 1980s. The scandal involved the illegal sale of weapons to Iran to encourage the release of U.S. hostages then held in Lebanon. North formulated the second part of the plan, which was to divert proceeds from the arms sales to support the Contra rebel groups in Nicaragua, which had been specifically prohibited under the Boland Amendment. North was granted limited immunity from prosecution in exchange for testifying before Congress about the scheme.


From 2001 to 2016, North hosted War Stories with Oliver North on Fox News.  In May 2018, North was chosen as the next President of the National Rifle Association.

UNDER FIRE, An American Story by Oliver North

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