For the first time anywhere, a first-person account of the planning
and execution of the Bin Laden raid from inside the US Navy SEAL
team who carried out the extraordinary mission to kill the
terrorist mastermind. From the streets of Iraq to the successful
rescue of Captain Richard Phillips from pirates in the Indian
Ocean; from the mountaintops of Afghanistan to the third floor of
Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan, operator Mark Owen of
the US Naval Special Warfare Development Group - commonly 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.
No Easy Day puts readers inside the elite, handpicked
twenty-four-man team as they train for the most important mission
of their lives, Operation Neptune Spear. The SEALs were going after
bin Laden. Two weeks later, from a forward operating base in
eastern Afghanistan, the helicopter-borne assault force took off
into the night and flew low across the border.Then, deep inside
Pakistan's heavily defended airspace, things started to go
From the crash of the Black Hawk helicopter that threatened the
mission with disaster through to the radio call confirming their
target was dead, the SEAL team raid on bin Laden's secret HQ is
recounted in nail-biting second-by-second detail.
In No Easy Day, team leader Mark Owen takes readers behind enemy
lines with one of the world's most astonishing fighting forces.
It is the only insider's account of their most spectacular
Ausstattung/Bilder: 2012. 316 p., . photographs on plates. 294 mm
Abmessung: 241mm x 164mm x 35mm
Mark Owen is a former member of the U.S. Special Warfare Development Group, commonly known as SEAL Team Six. In his many years as a Navy SEAL, he has participated in hundreds of missions around the globe, including the rescue of Captain Richard Phillips in the Indian Ocean in 2009. Owen led one of the assault teams on Operation Neptune Spear, the mission that killed Osama bin Laden. Mark Owen's name and the names of the other SEALs mentioned in No Easy Day have been changed for their security.
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