On August 2, 1990 Iraqi forces, led by Saddam Hussein, invaded the tiny Persian Gulf nation of Kuwait. Jim and Shirley Carroll were missionaries on assignment when the first shots were fired. This is their story…

This is a true story of faith under fire.

You’ll be inspired as you read the Carroll’s first-hand account of the events that took place during the roughly five months the US Embassy in Kuwait was under siege. This is a history lesson, an inspirational story and a lesson in grace and faith all rolled into one riveting read!

Royalties from the sale of this book are being donated to help at-risk kids through tutoring and mentoring programs via Hope for Augusta, a 501c3 non-profit ministry. www.hopeforaugusta.org.
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“This is an amazing story! I like the format where we read …”

Five Star Review on Amazon By Carmen Pride

This is an amazing story! I like the format where we read Jim’s story and then also read what Shirley is dealing with. An incredible account of a real life adventure, and the faith that got the family through it!!

About the Author

Jim and Shirley Carroll were missionaries in Kuwait when the Iraqis invaded in August 1990. Jim was trapped for five months in the American Embassy in Kuwait. Shirley was back in the US for surgery for one of their children. She had to remain in the US, and she was stuck with no money to care for their seven children.

Jim and Shirley now reside in Augusta. Jim is a Professor Emeritus of Neurology at the local University. They now have eight children and fourteen grandchildren.

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