The last punisher is a bold, no-holds-barred first-person account of the Iraq War. Threshold Editions. This legendary unit, ” included chris kyle American Sniper, Ryan Job, Mike Monsoor, known as “The Punishers, and Marc Lee. The last punisher is the story of a SEAL who was never afraid to answer the call.
Minute by minute, offering a firsthand glimpse into the heated combat, Lacz relays the edge-of-your-seat details of his team’s missions in Ramadi, extreme conditions, and harrowing experiences they faced every day. Through it all, lacz and his teammates formed unbreakable bonds and never lost sight of the cause: protecting America with their fight.
The Last Punisher: A SEAL Team THREE Sniper's True Account of the Battle of Ramadi - With wry humor and moving testimony, kevin Lacz tells the story of his tour in Iraq with SEAL Team THREE, the warrior elite of the Navy. Don’t miss the new york times bestselling on-the-ground memoir from a Navy SEAL who was part of SEAL Team THREE with American Sniper Chris Kyle. At the same time, lacz shares how these experiences made him a better man and how proud he is of his contributions to one of this country’s most difficult military campaigns.
The Reaper: Autobiography of One of the Deadliest Special Ops SnipersSt. Martin's Press - Now available: reaper: ghost target and reaper: threat zero, the first books in Nick Irving's debut thriller series that Brad Thor calls "one hell of a read"! The Instant New York Times Bestseller by Co-Star of Fox's American Grit and Legendary Ranger Nick Irving. Groundbreaking, including probables, the reaper is the astonishing memoir of Special Operations Direct Action Sniper Nicholas Irving, though his remarkable career total, thrilling and revealing, the 3rd Ranger Battalion's deadliest sniper with 33 confirmed kills, is unknown.
Irving shares the true story of his extraordinary military career, when he set another record, including his deployment to Afghanistan in the summer of 2009, this time for enemy kills on a single deployment. His teammates and chain of command labeled him "The Reaper, " and his actions on the battlefield became the stuff of legend, culminating in an extraordinary face-off against an enemy sniper known simply as The Chechnian.
The Reaper: Autobiography of One of the Deadliest Special Ops Snipers - Irving's astonishing first-person account of his development into an expert assassin offers a fascinating and extremely rare view of special operations combat missions through the eyes of a Ranger sniper during the Global War on Terrorism. From the brotherhood and sacrifice of teammates in battle to the cold reality of taking a life to protect another, no other book dives so deep inside the life of an Army sniper on point.
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Level Zero Heroes: The Story of U.S. Marine Special Operations in Bala Murghab, AfghanistanSt. Martin's Press - St martin s Press. Guided bomb levels a fortified Taliban fighting position. A powerful and moving story of marine operators doing what they do best, Level Zero Heroes brings to life the mission of these selected few that fought side-by-side in Afghanistan, in a narrative as action-packed and emotional as anything to emerge from the Special Operations community contribution to the Afghan War.
In this one moment, where team 8222 was assigned, the focus and purpose of the friendly forces at Forward Operating Base Todd, was forever altered as a massive clearing operation was initiated to break the Taliban's stranglehold on the valley and recover the bodies. From close-quarters firefights in afghan villages to capturing key-terrain from the Taliban in the unforgiving Afghan winter, this intense and personal story depicts the brave actions and sacrifices of MSOT 8222.
Level Zero Heroes: The Story of U.S. Marine Special Operations in Bala Murghab, Afghanistan - What started out as a routine mission changed when two 82nd Airborne Paratroopers tragically drowned in the Bala Murghab River while trying to retrieve vital supplies from an air drop that had gone terribly wrong. Marine special operations team 8222 on their assignment to the remote and isolated Taliban stronghold known as Bala Murghab as they conduct special operations in an effort to break the Taliban's grip on the Valley.
Readers will understand the hopelessness of being pinned down under a hail of enemy gunfire and the quake of the earth as a 2000 lb. A new york times best seller!In Level Zero Heroes, Michael Golembesky follows the members of U. S.
The Operator: Firing the Shots that Killed Osama bin Laden and My Years as a SEAL Team WarriorScribner - New york times bestseller a stirringly evocative, the operator ranges across seal team operator robert o’neill’s awe-inspiring four-hundred-mission career, which included his involvement in attempts to rescue “Lone Survivor” Marcus Luttrell and abducted-by-Somali-pirates Captain Richard Phillips and which culminated in those famous three shots that dispatched the world’s most wanted terrorist, thought-provoking, and often jaw-dropping account, Osama bin Laden.
In these pages, o’neill describes his idyllic childhood in butte, Montana; his impulsive decision to join the SEALs; the arduous evaluation and training process; and the even tougher gauntlet he had to run to join the SEALs’ most elite unit. For extended periods, not a night passed without him and his small team recording multiple enemy kills—and though he was lucky enough to survive, several of the SEALs he’d trained with and fought beside never made it home.
The Operator: Firing the Shots that Killed Osama bin Laden and My Years as a SEAL Team Warrior - Scribner. The operator describes the nonstop action of o’neill’s deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan, brings to vivid life the lethal efficiency of the military’s most selective units, evokes the black humor of years-long combat, and reveals firsthand details of the most celebrated terrorist takedown in history.
St martin s Press. After officially becoming a seal, O’Neill would spend more than a decade in the most intense counterterror effort in US history.
Among Heroes: A U.S. Navy SEAL's True Story of Friendship, Heroism, and the Ultimate SacrificeDutton Caliber - These are men who left behind powerfully instructive examples of what it means to be alive—and what it truly means to be a hero. Includes photographs st martin s Press. Navy seal sniper and new york times bestselling author Brandon Webb’s personal account of eight of his friends and fellow SEALs who made the ultimate sacrifice.
Scribner. Let’s celebrate their lives. Brandon webb as a navy seal, brandon webb rose to the top of the world’s most elite sniper corps, experiencing years of punishing training and combat missions from the Persian Gulf to Afghanistan. Along the way, trained, but as friends and, and supported men he came to know not just as fellow warriors, Webb served beside, eventually, as heroes.
Among Heroes: A U.S. Navy SEAL's True Story of Friendship, Heroism, and the Ultimate Sacrifice - We can’t let them be forgotten. This is his personal account of eight extraordinary seals who gave all for their comrades and their country with remarkable valor and abiding humanity: Matt “Axe” Axelson, Webb’s best friend, killed while helping secure the successful rescue and extraction of American CIA and State Department diplomats in Benghazi; and other close friends, who perished on Afghanistan’s Lone Survivor mission; Chris Campbell, and JT Tumilson, Heath Robinson, classmates, who were among the casualties of Extortion 17; Glen Doherty, and fellow warriors.
We’ve mourned their deaths. Knowing these great men—who they were, how they lived, and what they stood for—has changed my life.
Red Platoon: A True Story of American ValorDutton - Three years after its construction, the army was finally ready to concede what the men on the ground had known immediately: it was simply too isolated and too dangerous to defend. On october 3, 2009, after years of constant smaller attacks, the Taliban finally decided to throw everything they had at Keating.
. Scribner. It doesn't get better. To us, that phrase nailed one of the essential truths, maybe even the essential truth, about being stuck at an outpost whose strategic and tactical vulnerabilities were so glaringly obvious to every soldier who had ever set foot in that place that the name itself—Keating—had become a kind of backhanded joke.
Red Platoon: A True Story of American Valor - In 2009, clinton romesha of red platoon and the rest of the black knight troop were preparing to shut down Command Outpost COP Keating, the most remote and inaccessible in a string of bases built by the US military in Nuristan and Kunar in the hope of preventing Taliban insurgents from moving freely back and forth between Afghanistan and Pakistan.
A visceral, heart-pounding account of men in close-quarter combat that is simply impossible to put down, some say. The ensuing fourteen-hour battle—and eventual victory—cost eight men their lives. Red platoon is the riveting firsthand account of the Battle of Keating, told by Romesha, who spearheaded both the defense of the outpost and the counterattack that drove the Taliban back beyond the wire and received the Medal of Honor for his actions.
A vitally important story that needs to be understood by the public, and I cannot imagine an account that does it better justice that Romesha’s. Sebastian junger, journalist and author of The Perfect Storm“Red Platoon is sure to become a classic of the genre.
Fearless: The Undaunted Courage and Ultimate Sacrifice of Navy SEAL Team SIX Operator Adam BrownWaterBrook - St martin s Press. Battling his inner demons on a last-chance road to redemption, Adam had one goal: to become the best of the best—a U. S. A visceral, heart-pounding account of men in close-quarter combat that is simply impossible to put down, some say. Waterbrook Press. Navy sEAL. An absorbing chronicle of heroism and humanity, fearless presents an indelible portrait of a highly trained warrior who would enter a village with weapons in hand to hunt terrorists, only to come back the next day with an armload of shoes and meals for local children.
It is a deeply personal, away from danger, as husbands, fathers, revealing glimpse inside the SEAL Team SIX brotherhood that also shows how these elite operators live out the rest of their lives, and friends. Fearless is the story of a man of extremes, family, whose courage and determination was fueled by faith, and the love of a woman.
Fearless: The Undaunted Courage and Ultimate Sacrifice of Navy SEAL Team SIX Operator Adam Brown - . It’s about a man who waged a war against his own worst impulses and persevered to reach the top tier of the U. S. New york times bestsellerfearless takes you deep into SEAL Team SIX, straight to the heart of one of its most legendary operators. When navy seal adam brown woke up on march 17, 2010, he wrote, “i’m not afraid of anything that might happen to me on this earth, because I know no matter what, he didn’t know he would die that night in the Hindu Kush Mountains of Afghanistan—but he was ready: In a letter to his children, not meant to be seen unless the worst happened, nothing can take my spirit from me.
Long before adam brown became a member of the elite seal team six—the counterterrorism unit that took down Osama bin Laden—he was a fun-loving country boy from Hot Springs, Arkansas, whose greatest goal had been to wear his high school’s football jersey.
Lions of Kandahar: The Story of a Fight Against All OddsBantam - To stop them, the nato coalition launched Operation Medusa, the largest offensive in its history. That was clear to then-captain Rusty Bradley as he began his third tour of duty there in 2006. Lions of kandahar is an inside account from the unique perspective of an active-duty U. S. Key to relieving it and calling in effective air strikes was possession of a modest patch of high ground called Sperwan Ghar.
The blistering trek across Afghanistan’s infamous Red Desert. With crisp writing and page-turning action, Lions of Kandahar is one of the best books written about the conflict. Mitch weiss, pulitzer prize–winning investigative journalist and co-author of Tiger Force: A True Story of Men and War “One of the most important documents to emerge from the war in Afghanistan.
Lions of Kandahar: The Story of a Fight Against All Odds - The seattle times “Powerful. One of the most critical battles of the Afghan War is now revealed as never before. Army special forces commander, an unparalled warrior with multiple deployments to the theater who has only recently returned from combat there. Southern Afghanistan was slipping away. The eerie traces of the elusive Taliban.
Outlaw Platoon: Heroes, Renegades, Infidels, and the Brotherhood of War in AfghanistanWilliam Morrow - Military. Army’s 10th mountain Division’s heroic stand in the mountains of Afghanistan. Acclaimed for its vivid, outlaw platoon is a band of brothers or we were Soldiers Once and Young for the early 21st century—an action-packed, poignant, and honest recreation of sixteen brutal months of nearly continuous battle in the deadly Hindu Kesh, highly emotional true story of enormous sacrifice and bravery.
A magnificent account of heroes, smoke, renegades, it stands with Sebastian Junger’s War as one of the most important books to yet emerge from the heat, infidels, and brothers, and fire of America’s War in Afghanistan. A riveting story of american fighting men, Outlaw Platoon is Lieutenant Sean Parnell’s stunning personal account of the legendary U.
Outlaw Platoon: Heroes, Renegades, Infidels, and the Brotherhood of War in Afghanistan - S. St martin s Press. Scribner. A visceral, heart-pounding account of men in close-quarter combat that is simply impossible to put down, some say. Waterbrook Press.
Into the Fire: A Firsthand Account of the Most Extraordinary Battle in the Afghan WarRandom House - The story of what Dakota did. Army soldiers who embraced him as a fellow grunt. Into the fire tells the full story of the chaotic battle of Ganjigal for the first time, in a compelling, human way that reveals it as a microcosm of our recent wars. Over the course of the five hours, he charged into the valley time and again.
Combat memoirs don’t get any more personal. Kirkus reviews “A great contribution to the discussion of an agonizingly complex subject. The virginian-pilot “Black Hawk Down meets Lone Survivor. Library journal St martin s Press. In the end, an afghan sergeant major, meyer and four stalwart comrades—an Army captain, and two Marines—cleared the battlefield and came to grips with a tragedy they knew could have been avoided.
Employing a variety of machine guns, grenade launchers, Meyer repeatedly repulsed enemy attackers, rifles, and even a rock, carried wounded Afghan soldiers to safety, and provided cover for dozens of others to escape—supreme acts of valor and determination. With a brave driver at the wheel, Meyer stood in the gun turret exposed to withering fire, rallying Afghan troops to follow.
Into the Fire: A Firsthand Account of the Most Extraordinary Battle in the Afghan War - For his actions on that day, Meyer became the first living Marine in three decades to be awarded the Medal of Honor. Marines, and afghan soldiers who’d been abandoned and faced certain death. Meticulously researched and thrillingly told, with nonstop pace and vivid detail, Into the Fire is the unvarnished story of a modern American hero.
No Easy Day: The Autobiography of a Navy Seal: The Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama Bin LadenDUTTON Books - The #1 new york times bestselling first-person account of the planning and execution of the Bin Laden raid from a Navy SEAL who confronted the terrorist mastermind and witnessed his final moments. Owen’s story draws on his youth in Alaska and describes the SEALs’ quest to challenge themselves at the highest levels of physical and mental endurance.
No easy day puts readers alongside Owen and his fellow SEAL team members as they train for the biggest mission of their lives. In no easy day, owen also takes readers into the War on Terror and details the formation of the most elite units in the military. Scribner. Military. Naval special warfare development group—known as SEAL Team Six—has been a part of some of the most memorable special operations in history, as well as countless missions that never made headlines.
The autobiography of a Navy Seal. In telling the true story of the seals whose talents, experiences, skills, Mark Owen honors the men who risk everything for our country, and exceptional sacrifices led to one of the greatest victories in the War on Terror, and he leaves readers with a deep understanding of the warriors who keep America safe.
No Easy Day: The Autobiography of a Navy Seal: The Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama Bin Laden - The blow-by-blow narrative of the assault, beginning with the helicopter crash that could have ended Owen’s life straight through to the radio call confirming Bin Laden’s death, is an essential piece of modern history. A visceral, heart-pounding account of men in close-quarter combat that is simply impossible to put down, some say.