benghazi, libya. 9/11/2012. just over a year after the fall of gaddafi, and on the eleventh anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, a group of heavily armed islamic terrorists had their sights set on the u. s. diplomatic and intelligence presence in the city.
in the prolonged attack, four americans died, including the american ambassador to libya, christopher stevens, the information officer sean smith, and two former navy seals, tyrone woods and glen doherty, working for the central intelligence agency.
based on confidential eyewitness sources within the intelligence, diplomatic, and military communities, under fire is the terrifying account of that night, and of a desperate last stand amid the chaos of rebellion. .