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Lone Survivor: The Incredible True Story of Navy SEALs Under Siege

Lone Survivor: The Incredible True Story of Navy SEALs Under Siege

Author: Marcus Luttrell
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2014. A very good copy.

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In June 2005 four US Navy SEALs left their base in Afghanistan for the Pakistani border. Their mission was to capture or kill a notorious al-Qaeda leader known to be ensconced in a Taliban stronghold surrounded by a small but heavily armed force. Less than twenty-four hours later, only one of those Navy SEALs was alive.
This is the story of team leader Marcus Luttrell, the sole survivor of Operation Redwing. Blasted unconscious by a rocket grenade, blown over a cliff, but still armed and still breathing, Luttrell endured four desperate days fighting the al-Qaeda assassins sent to kill him, before finding unlikely sanctuary with a Pashtun tribe who risked everything to protect him from the circling Taliban killers.
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It was a top-secret US military mission. Now, the SEAL team leader finally tells the stunning true story. Now a major Hollywood film starring Mark Wahlberg and Eric Bana.
Author description
Petty Officer Marcus Luttrell joined the US Navy in 1999 and became a combat-trained SEAL in 2002. He was awarded the Navy Cross for combat heroism in 2006. Patrick Robinson writes navy-based novels and he ghosted the autiobiography of Admiral Sir Sandy Woodward.
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General Fields

  • : 9780751555943
  • : Sphere Books
  • : Sphere
  • : November 2014
  • : 198mm X 126mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : January 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 958.1047092
  • : en
  • : 1
  • : Paperback
  • : Marcus Luttrell
  • : 8pp B&W illustration section
  • : 400